Alcoa chief named national Gender Diversity Champion

Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker has been named 2019 Gender Diversity Champion for his commitment to promoting and empowering women in the workplace, at the 2019 Rio Tinto Women in Resources National Awards held at Parliament House in Sydney.

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Program Offers Practical Experience

Alcoa is giving 32 students the opportunity to experience first-hand work with a reputable company over the summer break with its paid vacation placements.

With life and work experience becoming an increasingly important enabler, Alcoa has designed a program aimed at helping students bridge the “experience gap”.

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$240M investment for Gladstone

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) have announced a $240M investment in their Gladstone Alumina Refinery over the next five years as part of the 5-Year Environmental Improvement Program.

The funds will be used to improve QAL’s environmental performance with a particular focus on air quality, odour, noise, land and water management. The 5-Year Environmental Improvement Plan will focus on major capital upgrades and organisational culture change. There are over 55 projects in the 5-Year Environmental Improvement Plan which have been prioritised according to the highest levels of environmental risk.

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A new group of eager apprentices join Alcoa

Alcoa’s call for apprenticeships for its refineries and mine sites attracted more than 600 applications with twenty-five apprentices, a third of whom are female, joining Alcoa for the 2019 intake of the highly sought-after four-year apprenticeship program.

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Alcoa Secures Gas for WA Refineries

Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) has secured three new gas supply agreements which combined will supply approximately 25 per cent of the Company’s gas requirement in Western Australia (WA) from 2020.

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