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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)
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.
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.
NewsRSS feed of News
The Victorian and Australian governments and Alcoa Corporation announced the Portland Aluminium smelter will restart capacity that had been lost due to
a December power outage. In addition, Alcoa and energy provider AGL reached an agreement related to the electricity supply for the smelter.
Alcoa Corporation announced that it has completed the separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc. (now named Arconic Inc.)
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.
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.