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August 13, 2018

Sustainable Bauxite Mining Guidelines

Australia has amongst the highest standards of bauxite mining globally, and our bauxite sector has...
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August 8, 2018

“NEG AND GAS AND ACCC”, SAYS THE ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY

Australia’s largest users of electricity – the aluminium industry – today called on the Federal...
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The Australian Aluminium Council

Sustainability Data

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

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August 28, 2018

Rio Tinto’s Amrun Project has spent over A$1.5 billion with local companies

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques visited Rio Tinto’s world-class...
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July 30, 2018

Rio Tinto to offer independently certified responsibly produced aluminium

Rio Tinto has become the first mining and metals company to be granted the aluminium...
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July 20, 2018

Alcoa revolutionises mine operations with drone technology

Alcoa continues to pioneer new ways of working with digital tools and is now utilising...
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June 25, 2018

Special Delivery for Amrun Infrastructure

A 550-tonne stacker and a 1700-tonne reclaimer arrived at Weipa this month for the $2.6...
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An alumina refinery, five aluminium smelters and associated casting, recycling, waste management and infrastructure facilities in Canada, owned and operated by Rio Tinto, are the first to be certified against ASI’s ground-breaking Performance Standard for environmental, social and governance performance.

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Australian Aluminium Industry Interactive Flowchart

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.

The Aluminium Story

 
The aluminium story
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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.