• October 21, 2019

    Alcoa continues to back female engineers with scholarships

    Aspiring female engineers have the opportunity to secure financial and in-kind support thanks to resources company Alcoa, which continues to be a leader in supporting women in this non-traditional field. Alcoa is now offering another two one-year $5,000 scholarships for the 2020 academic year at Curtin with applications opening on 14 October and closing on 6 March. More details can be found on Curtin’s website.

  • October 11, 2019

    Alcoa proud for Pride

    Resources company Alcoa is continuing to champion LGBTQI+ inclusion in the workplace and community by signing on as a supporting partner with Pride WA for three-years. The multi-year partnership comes as Pride WA celebrates the 30th anniversary of the march on parliament that led to the formation of the organisation and the PrideFest Parade in Western Australia.

  • October 09, 2019

    2020 graduates get first look at Alcoa

    An enthusiastic group of 17 new recruits were welcomed into the Alcoa fold at the company’s first Graduate Engagement Day last week — hearing career highlights and insights from leaders and former graduates and how the aluminium business operates in a competitive global market.

  • September 26, 2019

    Local sustainability fellows inspired to make change

    ‘Doing something, even if it’s small, is better than doing nothing,’ is the message Caitlin Bayliss of Mandurah and Simon Bilsbury of Warnbro are keen to share since returning from a climate change research project in the Pyrenees Mountains of Andorra.

  • September 20, 2019

    The (virtual) reality of safety

    Alcoa is joining the likes of the army, navy and air force to use virtual reality (VR) to undertake training for high-risk tasks at its alumina refineries in Western Australia.

  • September 19, 2019

    Strong family ties for Alcoa’s Pinjarra Refinery

    When Port Kennedy resident Chris Hind commenced work at Alcoa’s Pinjarra Alumina Refinery 12 years ago, he did not think he would one day share the workplace with his two daughters.

  • September 15, 2019

    Alcoa employee volunteers spring into ACTION for Halo Team

    Alcoa volunteers put their do-it-yourself skills to work recently, painting and gardening the new Mandurah Halo Team Inc premises as part of the Company’s Alcoans Coming Together in Our Neighbourhoods (ACTION) Program.

  • September 13, 2019

    Alcoa chief named national Gender Diversity Champion

    Alcoa of Australia Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker has been named the national 2019 Gender Diversity Champion.

  • September 10, 2019

    Alcoa advances refinery residue filtration for best-practice

    The new best-practice filtration facility will compliment Alcoa’s strong environmental performance. Significant local procurement and employment benefits have been delivered through an innovative project at Alcoa of Australia’s Pinjarra Alumina Refinery that will reduce the operation’s footprint and improve its environmental performance. More than 230 Western Australian businesses secured work...

  • September 09, 2019

    High School Students Get a Taste of University Life

    More than 200 Year 11 students from 19 schools across Perth and the Peel area recently attended camps at The University of Western Australia to get a taste of university life and learn about the opportunities available to them through a tertiary education.