Worldwide Markets

 
Français

go

 

What's New in Canada

February 25, 2014
Alcoa Reaches Power Agreement to Improve Competitiveness of Québec Smelters, Secure 3,000 Jobs

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) and the Government of Québec have reached an agreement to improve the competitiveness of Alcoa’s three smelters in Québec, securing approximately 3,000 jobs. Under the agreement, Hydro-Québec will renew Alcoa’s power supply contracts for the Bécancour and Deschambault facilities until 2030 and for the Baie-Comeau plant through 2036.
more

October 15, 2013
Alcoa releases its Québec sustainability report - Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products has improved its environmental performance and bolstered its commitment to the community while continuing to drive Québec’s provincial and regional economies.

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products (GPP Canada) has released its Outlook on Sustainability 2012. The report is available for review and download at www.alcoa.com/canada.
more

October 6, 2013
Tree no. 125,000 symbolizes 125 years of Alcoa - Sixty Alcoa employees take part in a tree planting on Mount Royal

Alcoa Foundation is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Tree Canada and Les amis de la montagne, the planting of 125 new trees on Mount Royal in downtown Montreal. The trees were planted in the mountain’s wooded areas this morning, between 8 a.m. and noon, to mark Alcoa’s 125th anniversary and the start of the eighth annual Alcoa Month of Service.
more

May 16, 2013
Alcoa Revises Schedule for Modernization of Baie-Comeau Smelter - Initial work begins with permanent closure of Soderberg potlines

Alcoa announced today it is postponing construction of a new potline at its Baie-Comeau smelter in Québec as part of a revised modernization plan for the smelter, but will begin preparations for the upgrade by investing $100 million in the smelter over the next three years and by permanently closing the plant’s two Soderberg potlines.
more

February 22, 2013
Bécancour Smelter (ABI) and Union Agree on New Contract

On February 22, 2013, the members of the Syndicat des Métallos of the Bécancour Smelter voted to accept a new collective agreement at ABI.
more





Alcoa in the News
April 8, 2014 Alcoa Reports Strong First Quarter 2014 Results Offset by Special Items as Portfolio Transformation Accelerates
more

April 1, 2014 Alcoa to Host Webcast of First Quarter 2014 Results
more

In addition to the production of primary aluminum, Alcoa Canada operates processing plants serving the aerospace and construction industries. Its facilities and plants are mainly located in Québec and Ontario.

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products (GPP) is made up of the Baie-Comeau, Bécancour and Deschambault smelters, as well as the Bécancour Rod Plant. These four plants, all of which are ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certified, have an annual production capacity of over one million metric tons of ingots, castings, billets and aluminum rods. GPP Canada employs close to 3,000 people and its activities generate over $1.5 billion in economic spin-offs annually in Québec.

We are also a committed contributor to the Canadian communities in which we operate, providing funds and volunteers for a variety of projects.

 

 

Alcoa in CanadaOutlook on Alcoa Canada Activities


more

 

Environment, Health and Safety

EHS Progress Reports
View our EHS progress reports.
more

 

Outlook on Sustainability 2012Sustainability Report of Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products


Virtual version
PDF version

 

Previous Reports
go

  

Fusion

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products Newsletter (in French Only) 


Winter 2013
Virtual version
PDF version


Previous Editions
go

 

  

An important event for the aluminum industry 
  

CIAC 2014

  

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products will  take part in the Canadian International Aluminum Conference in June. For more information

go