Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery celebrates 50 years

October 31, 2022

Around 2,000 past and present employees and their families attended the 50 year celebrations of Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery on Saturday 29 October 2022.

Children got a chance to see where their mum, dad or grandparent works at the free family event that featured a dance performance by the Bindjareb Middars, kids’ entertainment, face-painting, food, music and local community group displays.

Attending the event, Alcoa Vice President Operations – Australia Michael Gollschewski said it was fantastic to celebrate the significance of the refinery to the local community in the five decades since it opened on 3 May 1972.

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