• 03 October 2022

    Alcoa apprentice takes out top gong

    WA Operations Apprentice Supervisor Craig Watts and Mechanical Fitter Megan Hazelden at the awards night. Alcoa’s Megan Hazelden has won WA Apprentice of the Year at the 2022 WA Training Awards. Megan started her apprenticeship training at Alcoa’s Wagerup Alumina Refinery in 2019 and progressed through the ranks to become...

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  • 01 September 2022

    Threatened species benefit from increased protection

    Photo credit: DBCA. Increased protection for vulnerable native animals in Western Australia’s northern jarrah forest over the past year is being recognised as part of National Threatened Species Day (7 September). Western Shield, which works to protect vulnerable native species from feral predators, has been bolstered through a partnership between...

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  • 25 August 2022

    Stepping up to support Foodbank WA in a new three-year partnership

    Alcoa’s Jodie Read, Foodbank CEO Kate O'Hara, Alcoa’s Sally Fairnie and Foodbank Peel Branch Manager Megan Reynolds. People in the Kwinana, Peel and Upper South West of Western Australia struggling to put food on the table will receive more support thanks to our new partnership with Foodbank WA. Under the...

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  • 22 August 2022

    Alcoa showcases world-leading rehabilitation

    The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative were hosted by Alcoa’s Andrew Grigg, who showcased our world-leading rehabilitation. Alcoa’s biodiversity team showed off our world-leading rehabilitation earlier this month to a group from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) – an organisation responsible for the verification of sustainable aluminium production. The tour was hosted...

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  • 22 August 2022

    Cockatoos well watered with new bird drinking station

    Giulia Holland City of Mandurah's Environmental Engagement Officer and Alcoa Foundation Lead Suellen Jerrard with the bird waterer. Black-cockatoos in Mandurah’s south now have permanent access to fresh drinking water within their habitat with the recent installation of a watering station especially for birds. The Dawesville area supports large numbers...

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  • 16 August 2022

    Inspiring girls to work in the resources sector

    Students from Pinjarra Senior High School, Halls Head Community College and Byford Secondary College recently accompanied Alcoa to the Inspiring Girls Careers Forum at Optus Stadium in Perth. Run by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA, the Inspiring Girls Careers Forum showcases the resources industry to female secondary...

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  • 15 August 2022

    Joint research to help seeds thrive in revegetation

    In a move that could improve landscape revegetation around the world, our scientists are joining forces with some of the best biodiversity minds in Western Australia to further develop precision technology to treat and sow seed mixes so they have the best chance of thriving. We have contributed almost $500,000...

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  • 15 August 2022

    Alcoa a finalist for safe mine design that eliminates risk

    Alcoa is a finalist in the 2022 Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards for the elimination rather than prevention of safety risk at its Willowdale Bauxite Mine in the South West of Western Australia. In a first for Alcoa and rare in Australian mining, Alcoa’s new mine region Larego at...

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  • 09 August 2022

    New program revolutionises digital technology teaching in the classroom

    (L to R): Safety Bay Primary School teachers Craig Pudney and Sue McCulloch, Rockingham Beach Primary School teacher Robert Cuder, Scitech Professional Learning Consultant Lucas Black and Alcoa Senior Partnerships Advisor Sally Fairnie. Teachers and students across the Kwinana, Peel and Upper South West areas are about to get more...

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  • 05 August 2022

    Developing top female talent

    (L to R): Paula Jack, Tayla Bestwick, Katie Smith, Cally Uren, Mara O’Grady, Elena Turner, Amanda Pacecca, Lida Rashid, Amy Mchutchison, Tamara D’amico Delgado, Stacy Hogan, Elysha Maxwell, Oluwabukunayomi Taiwo, Katie Enslin, Rebecca Crossingham and Michael Gollschewski An impressive group of 21 employees from across our WA operations recently graduated...

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