• 08 December 2019

    School volunteers make a big difference

    EdConnect volunteers working in schools across the Kwinana, Peel and South West regions have added nearly $750,000 in value to the local community this year. About 150 volunteers provided close to 250 hours of support each week over the 2019 school year helping nearly 1,500 students across 22 primary and high schools. The support was provided through EdConnect Australia’s Connecting Generations for School Success Program, made possible through funding from the Alcoa Foundation.

  • 03 December 2019

    Alcoa out and about with Pride

    Dressed in high-vis and hard hats, drenched with glitter and proudly flying a rainbow flag —there was no missing the flock of energetic Alcoa allies marching in the Perth Pride Parade last week in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community.

  • 26 November 2019

    Alcoa proud at PrideFEST South West

    Alcoa has been out in all its colour supporting the LGBTIQ+ community in the South West through the highly successful PrideFEST South West.

  • 24 November 2019

    Alcoa traineeships boost local skills

    Ten new trainees have secured work with Alcoa and over the next 18 months will learn how to oversee production at the company’s three alumina refineries in the Kwinana, Peel and South West regions of Western Australia.

  • 17 November 2019

    Portland Aluminium smelter power outage

    At approximately 7.06pm EST on Saturday 16 November 2019, power supply to Alcoa’s Portland Aluminium smelter was lost due to an issue external to the plant associated with the incoming transmission line.

  • 13 November 2019

    Alcoa employees approve Enterprise Agreement

    Alcoa Australia is pleased to announce employees at its Western Australian operations eligible to be covered by the Australian Workers Union (AWU) enterprise agreement (EA) have voted in support of a new proposed agreement.

  • 10 November 2019

    Champions of Maths Graduate!

    The inaugural cohort of teachers from the Alcoa Champions of Maths program are ready for graduation, having increased their confidence to teach problem solving skills in their primary maths classes by over 50%. Champions of Maths was introduced in 2019 as an extension to the successful Alcoa Maths Enrichment Program. It is expected to benefit more than 8,000 students through intensive coaching and mentoring for primary school teachers and the ‘multiplier’ effect this creates.

  • 10 November 2019

    Alcoa volunteers help green the Murray

    Alcoa volunteers are continuing to play a key role in efforts to improve an important stretch of the Murray River, near Pinjarra, this time planting more than 1,000 sedges and shrubs.

  • 08 November 2019

    Alcoa recognised for emergency service volunteer support

    Alcoa has again been recognised for its support for emergency services during Western Australia’s 2019 Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards.

  • 01 November 2019

    Alcoa apprentices boost local skills

    Twenty-three newly qualified tradespeople will provide a skills boost for local industry following the Alcoa apprentice graduation ceremony last week.