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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 Report 2012

 The Council has released its latest Sustainability Report.

Click on the image below to download a PDF copy of the report.

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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30-Sep-2014
Phillip Strachan of Rio Tinto Alcan appointed AAC President
The Australian Aluminium Council has appointed Phillip Strachan (President and Chief Executive Officer, Bauxite & Alumina, Rio Tinto Alcan) as President. Read More
10-Jul-2014
AAC Comments on the Ozone and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Act Review
The Council discusses the dramatic decrease of emissions of perfluorocarbons (PFCs) since 1990, and suggests that no change is necessary regarding PFCs in the Ozone Act. Read More
28-Jun-2014
AAC Response to the Minamata Ratification (Mercury Emissions)
The Council comments on the effects on the bauxite, alumina and aluminium industry of the agreements of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. 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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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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