Rio Tinto Produces Hand Sanitiser for ANZ sites

Rio Tinto Aluminium is developing hand sanitiser at on-site laboratories in Australia and New Zealand to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ease growing demand for the product in local communities amid the pandemic.

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Joint Statement by Australian Workers Union and Australian Aluminium Council

Australia’s aluminium supply chain has never been more essential

The Australian Aluminium Council and Australian Workers Union is concerned that any narrowing of the essential worker definition that impacted on the aluminium industry’s complex supply chain, as part of shutdown measures, risks the permanent closure of alumina refineries and aluminium smelters across the country and in turn thousands of jobs.

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Bell Bay Aluminium Appoints New General Manager

Bell Bay Aluminium has appointed Shona Markham as general manager.

Shona, who started as a graduate at Bell Bay in 2004, is currently Metal Products manager at Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) in Gladstone, Queensland. She replaces Kevin Taylor, who has taken on the new Gladstone-based role of general manager, Operations Support for Pacific Operations, Rio Tinto Aluminium, after two years as Bell Bay general manager.

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