• August 10, 2018

    Rehabilitation benefits local environment and business

    Alcoa continues to successfully rehabilitate the area it mines for bauxite in the Peel and South West regions of Western Australia with the company completing another successful planting season that was also a boon for local businesses and local employment. More than 220,000 plants were put in across 412 hectares of previously mined land – the same size as 192 Optus Stadium football fields.

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  • August 02, 2018

    Local kids delight in Schools National Tree Day

    Forty children and their parents came together to plant 1,500 sedges and shrubs along with the Serpentine River last Friday (27 July 2018) during a School National Tree Day made possible by Greening Australia and Alcoa.

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  • July 17, 2018

    Community members get down and dirty to help river

    More than a dozen people including volunteers from Alcoa rolled up their sleeves for a planting day along the Harvey River, near Lake Clifton, earlier this month organised as part of the Three Rivers Partnership between Greening Australia and the Alcoa Foundation.

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  • July 11, 2018

    Applications open for Alcoa Vacation Student Program

    University students with a strong academic record, initiative, ambition and team spirit are encouraged to apply for the 2018/2019 Alcoa Vacation Student Program. The program is open to second and third year university students from a variety of disciplines including engineering, information technology, human resources, communications, health and safety, finance, chemistry, geology/physical metallurgy, and environment.

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  • July 09, 2018

    Swan Alcoa Landcare Program up for national award

    The Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP) partnership between Alcoa, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions and Perth NRM is in the running for a national landcare award.

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  • July 04, 2018

    Alcoa Peel Regional Office celebrates 10 years

    Alcoa’s commitment to the Peel region was celebrated this week when the company’s regional office in Pinjarra reached its 10th birthday. The office, located on the corner of Pinjarra Road and Roe Street, is home to Alcoa employees who work in support functions including human resources, finance, procurement and facilities management.

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  • July 02, 2018

    Road to Alcoa an obvious path for top Curtin graduate

    Katie Marshall of Mandurah is proof that woman can succeed in male-dominated fields. The 22-year-old chemical engineer has dominated Curtin University’s fourth-year engineering prizes, taking out three awards including top student and most innovative research project. She has also just landed a Graduate Chemical Engineering role at Alcoa of Australia’s Wagerup Alumina Refinery. 

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  • July 02, 2018

    Alcoa volunteers set to make a big difference

    Alcoa employees are making a big difference in the community thanks to the Alcoans Coming Together in Our Neighbourhoods (ACTION) Program.

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  • July 02, 2018

    Alcoa employees introduce students to university life

    Alcoa volunteers joined with Peel high school students last week to Race Around Campus at The University of Western Australia in Perth. The event was part of the Aspire UWA program, which seeks to raise students’ aspirations for tertiary education, focusing on those who would not normally consider university as an option

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  • July 02, 2018

    Environmental scholars ready for trip of lifetime

    Alcoa of Australia hosted the 16 local scholars selected to take part in this year’s international expeditions to Yosemite National Park and Shenandoah National Park, in the United States. A total of 55 students have been selected from across the globe for the July and August expeditions hosted by NatureBridge and funded by the Alcoa Foundation.

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