Resources company Alcoa has awarded another women-in-engineering scholarship — continuing its longstanding leadership in driving diversity and equality in the profession.
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.
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.
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.
Alcoa Australia was recognised as an industry leader for its dedication and action towards achieving gender equality in the workplace, for the 18th year.
Alcoa’s Western Australian mining and refining operations have received certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a global sustainability certification program for the aluminium industry.
Alcoa of Australia has exceeded rehabilitation targets at the Huntly and Willowdale bauxite mines in the Peel and South West regions of Western Australia. The Company progressively rehabilitates as it mines, with a strong focus on reducing the cleared footprint over time…
Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques visited Rio Tinto’s world-class Amrun bauxite project on Cape York Peninsula. The soon-to-be competed project has been built using local companies with over A$1.5 billion worth of contracts awarded to Queensland suppliers.