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About Us

The Australian Aluminium Council is the peak body representing the aluminium industry in Australia.

The Council's members include companies operating in bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium metal production, semi-fabricated aluminium production and distribution.

Sustainability Data 2013 (released June 2015)

The Council has updated the formatting and presentation of its annual sustainability data to an online webpage format.

Please click here to view the data and graphs - an excel spreadsheet is available to download.

You can also click on the image below to download a PDF copy of the previous report published (2012), which includes company case studies.

Australian Aluminium Industry Interactive Flowchart

The AAC has developed this flowchart to provide users with an opportunity to learn and discover detailed information about the Australian aluminium industry and processes of aluminium production in a visual and interactive way.

Click here or on the image below to access the flowchart.

 The Aluminium Story

  

     
     

This series of websites was created by the International Aluminium Institute in cooperation with national and regional aluminium associations around the world.

These websites hold a wealth of information on their respective topics and are recommended to those who seek credible and accurate data; information on processes and benefits; and facts about the aluminium industry and products.

Click on each of the buttons to go straight to the websites.

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27-Nov-2015
Rio Tinto Approves Amrun (South of Embley) Bauxite Project
Rio Tinto will expand output from one of the world’s premier bauxite deposits following approval of the $1.9 billion Amrun project. Read More
09-Nov-2015
Boyne Smelters Begins Aluminium Can Recycling
In time for National Recycling Week (9-15 November), Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) is now operating Queensland’s only and Australia’s largest aluminium can recycling facility after a successful pilot proved the potential of the value-add processing concept earlier this year.
The smelter is now recycling around 13 million aluminium cans a month, which will add 2,400 tonnes of aluminium to its production annually. Read More
21-Sep-2015
AAC Submission on the Draft Safeguard Mechanism Rule 2015
The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) believes that any policy approach to climate change should not harm the competitiveness of Australian businesses and industry – this intent had been affirmed by the Government in earlier stages of emissions reduction policy development.
However, we are concerned that the proposed safeguard mechanism rules do not deliver on this intention.
Read More

Global Aluminium Industry



Rio Tinto Alcan has completed the expansion of its Yarwun 2 alumina refinery in Gladstone, QLD. Click here to watch the YouTube video, which includes footage of Yarwun, Weipa, RTM vessel, and the Yarwun 2 opening event.


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Article: Yes we 'can', trendy American craft brewers say - "advantages of canning over bottling...include lighter weight and portability as well as the ability of aluminum cans to keep sunlight from sullying the beer far better than glass."

 


Video: Ford's aluminium alloy truck bed vs. traditional steel - "the 2015 Ford F-150 takes on top athletes pummeling it with projectiles"

Ford Motor Company's US Ford F-150 aluminium alloy truck bed shows up the more traditional steel truck bed after coming out cleaner when hit with hockey pucks, golf balls, shotputs and more.


 

Video: Apple's "Making the all-new Mac Pro"

 

Apple is well-known for using aluminium.  Aluminium is a strong, smooth and relatively lightweight metal.  It is efficient in conducting heat into the surrounding environment, keeping internal electronics cool, and is soft enough to allow precision fitting during the manufacturing process.

 

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