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August 24, 2021 / Members News, News

Rio Tinto and Sumitomo to assess hydrogen pilot plant at Gladstone’s Yarwun alumina refinery

Rio Tinto and Sumitomo Corporation have announced a partnership to study the construction of a...
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July 1, 2021 / Members News, News

National Research Centre Signals Cleaner Future For Heavy Industry

Australia’s leading companies, including Australian Aluminium Council members Alcoa and Rio Tinto, will embark on...
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June 30, 2021 / Members News, News

Start of construction of commercial-scale inert anode cells

Eliminating all direct greenhouse gases from aluminium smelting has taken a major step forward today...
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June 25, 2021 / Members News, News

Tomago Aluminum employees make record donation to five Hunter charities

Tomago Aluminium employees have donated a record $143,000 to five Hunter charities as part of...
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June 17, 2021 / Media Releases, Members News, News

Rio Tinto and ARENA to study using hydrogen to reduce carbon emissions in alumina refining

Rio Tinto has partnered with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to study whether hydrogen...
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June 1, 2021 / Members News, News

The Australian Aluminium Council welcomes its newest member, BlueScope Distribution

  The Australian Aluminium Council welcomes its newest member, BlueScope Distribution. BlueScope Distribution will bring...
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May 24, 2021 / Media Releases, Members News, News

Alcoa’s Michael Gollschewski appointed President of the Australian Aluminium Council

The Australian Aluminium Council has welcomed Alcoa’s Michael Gollschewski (Vice President Operations Australia and President...
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May 24, 2021 / Case Studies, Media Releases, Members News, News

Alcoa Exploring Technology to Further Reduce Carbon Emissions in Alumina Refining

Alcoa Corporation has announced a development project with the potential to significantly reduce carbon emissions...
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March 29, 2021 / Members News, News

General Manager Appointed for Boyne Smelters Limited

Lesley Bryce has been appointed Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) general manager. Lesley has a 15-year...
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March 19, 2021 / Members News, News

Alcoa Announces Multi-year Re-powering for Australia’s Portland Aluminium Smelter in State of Victoria

Alcoa Corporation announced new agreements with multiple power generators for the Portland Aluminium Smelter in...
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March 18, 2021 / News

Glencore selects Joint Venture partner for Aurukun Bauxite Project

Glencore has entered into an agreement for Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd (Mitsubishi) to become a...
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March 17, 2021 / News

Australia’s Alumina Refineries need to be at the forefront in developing strategies to cut emissions

The Executive Director of the Australian Aluminium Council, Marghanita Johnson, told Footprint that Australia's alumina...
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March 16, 2021 / News

IAI Aluminium Sector Greenhouse Gas Pathways to 2050

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) have published the most comprehensive GHG emissions reductions pathways available...
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March 11, 2021 / News

Aluminium Industry in Australia – Alumina Chronicles

Australia is one of the few countries in the world that has all three key...
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March 11, 2021 / Members News, News

AAC congratulates Liz Baker, from QAL, as one of the finalists in the Queensland Resources Awards 2020

The Australian Aluminium Council congratulates Liz Baker, from Queensland Alumina Limited, as one of the...
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