Mining Land Disturbed/Land Rehabilitated

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Mining Land Disturbed/Land Rehabilitated
Hectares

Open Mine Area
(Cumulative as of year-end)
Area Disturbed
(Annual)
Area Rehabilitated
(Annual)
2015 14,893 1,195 1,293
2016 15,283 1,028 646
2017 15,448 1,173 1,008
2018 15,769 1,243 923
2019 15,805 1,368 1,140

Case Studies

    Advanced Technology Meets Mine Rehabilitation Assessment

    Our team in Australia is using remote-sensing technologies to help evaluate bauxite mine rehabilitation efforts, which span thousands of hectares within the jarrah forest of southwest Australia. The task can be challenging due to the size of the area, but these technologies look to improve this important task.


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    Protecting a Western Australian Icon

    A partnership between BirdLife Australia and Alcoa Foundation is working to reverse the decline of a well-loved species of birds in Western Australia. Three black cockatoos—the Baudin’s and Carnaby’s black cockatoos and the forest red-tailed black cockatoo—are currently listed as either endangered or vulnerable.


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