• 16 May 2022

    Alcoa volunteers back in ACTION to help communities

    After volunteering for the 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run (pictured) and associated activities, Alcoa employees have again pledged their time to support the event in 2022. Alcoa employees are embodying the theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week (16-22 May) ‘Better Together’ by joining forces to raise up to $168,000...

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  • 10 May 2022

    Helping indigenous youth drive to succeed

    (L to R) Wanderer Program Driver Mentor Kyle Merritt and Alcoa Kwinana Community Relations Officer Ashley Wright. Alcoa’s Kwinana refinery has partnered with the McGovern Foundation to help support indigenous youth in the Kwinana, Rockingham and Cockburn area to gain their driving licence through the Wanderer Program. A $35,000 contribution...

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  • 08 May 2022

    New shellfish reefs in Peel-Harvey Estuary to help improve health of waterway

    Image credit: Overland Media, Michael Bond. Supported by the Alcoa Foundation, The Nature Conservancy Australia (TNC) has commenced building two pilot shellfish reefs in the Peel-Harvey Estuary near Perth recently as part of a project working towards improving the health and biodiversity of this iconic waterway. Two trial reefs are...

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  • 03 May 2022

    Alcoa receives funding to pilot carbon-reduction technology for alumina refining, supporting Refinery of the Future initiative

    PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2022 – Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) today announced that Australian governments have provided $7.7 million of funding to conduct pilot trials on a new carbon reduction technology that supports Alcoa’s Refinery of the Future initiative. Alcoa of Australia has received support to test electric calcination with $6.4...

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  • 20 April 2022

    Alcoa’s newest apprentices in the driving seat

    An Alcoa apprentice receiving driver instructions on a wet race track. As part of their detailed induction program, Alcoa’s twenty-five new apprentices have completed a driver safety instruction course to give them the skills and know-how they need to drive safely to and from their work sites and in their...

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  • 12 April 2022

    Pinjarra students explore Sculpture by the Sea virtually

    Pinjarra Primary School students were not going to let COVID impact their opportunity to take part in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea Alcoa School Education Program - with the education program being adapted to an online offering.

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  • 12 April 2022

    Mandurah Catholic College students tour Alcoa virtually

    Mandurah Catholic College students were one of the first schools to pilot the newly introduced Alcoa Interactive Classroom recently. The virtually run program allows teachers and students to interact live with an Alcoa Education Officer and see the company’s operations firsthand.

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  • 22 March 2022

    Maths development program adds up to a decade of success

    Alcoa Champions of Maths Program 2020, Oakwood Primary School, Mandurah. A decade-long maths enrichment program delivered by Scitech in the south-west of Western Australia has wrapped up after claiming outstanding results and forging a sustainable future. The Alcoa Maths Enrichment Program – a partnership between Scitech and Alcoa – was...

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  • 20 March 2022

    National leader in gender equality for more than 20 years

    A sign of Alcoa’s commitment to inclusion, the company has been recognised for the 21st year as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Designed to encourage, recognise and promote an active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces, the Employer...

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  • 18 March 2022

    Constructed habitat bringing life back to channelised river

    Further monitoring is planned to give a clearer picture of how restored sites are helping different aquatic species. Photo credit Jesse Collins. Monitoring of aquatic life in the Harvey River has shown significant results less than a year after regional Western Australia’s first instream habitat drainage restoration project has been...

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  • 10 March 2022

    Alcoa to recruit 28 university graduates

    Alcoa Australia is recruiting 28 ambitious university graduates wanting to kickstart their careers as part of its 2023 Graduate Program.

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  • 03 March 2022

    Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award given to Perth-based artist

    Alcoa Australia President Michael Gollschewski with Tim Macfarlane Reid in the artist’s studio. Photo credit: Jessica Wyld. Highly regarded Perth-based artist Tim Macfarlane Reid has been given this year’s Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award in the 2022 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe for his three metre wide aluminium work titled Invitation....

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  • 24 February 2022

    Swan and Canning catchments receive SALP grants: New round opens

    Bannister Creek Catchment Group community planting at the Bywood Way living stream site in Lynwood, Western Australia. Image credit: Bannister Creek Catchment Group. A total of 22 community groups will share in $281, 240 of grant funding to deliver 53 projects this year that will help the Swan and Canning...

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  • 17 February 2022

    Harnessing decades of knowledge to restore the forest floor

    Honing our scientific knowledge of the Jarrah Forest floor in the south west corner of Western Australia for more than 50 years, Alcoa has completed another successful mine rehabilitation season - planting more than 550,000 native jarrah forest plants at our Huntly and Willowdale mines in 2021. Our goal is...

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  • 08 February 2022

    Protection of WA’s vulnerable native species receives a major boost

    (From left) Alcoa’s Dr Justine Barker and Dr Andrew Grigg with DBCA’s Dr Michelle Drew holding a cage trap used to monitor native wildlife in the northern jarrah forest. Protection of vulnerable native species in the northern jarrah forest has received a major boost through approximately $1 million in funding...

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  • 17 January 2022

    Successful Indigenous Pre-Employment Program to Expand

    Employment pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers across Kwinana, Peel and the upper South-West regions are to be boosted thanks to a partnership between the Waalitj Foundation and Alcoa Foundation. Building on the Waalitj Foundation’s existing successful pre-employment program, Plan 2 Day 4 Tomorrow (P242), the program...

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  • 17 January 2022

    Alcoa engineering scholarships APPLY NOW

    Female engineering students interested in a career in the resources sector are invited to apply for an Alcoa initiative providing financial and practical support for university students.

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