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August 8, 2018 / Media Releases, News

“NEG AND GAS AND ACCC”, SAYS THE ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY

Australia’s largest users of electricity – the aluminium industry – today called on the Federal...
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Fast Facts

  1. Australia is the world's largest producer of bauxite.
  2. The industry contributes around $15B in exports to the economy every year.
  3. Australia is the world’s second largest producer of alumina.
  4. The industry provides direct employment for more than 14000 people and provides income for another 40,000 families.
  5. Reduction cells (or pot) in a smelter is replaced every 5-6 years. So, while the smelter may be decades old, the components are not.
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Australian Aluminium Industry

Click through this interactive flow chart to see more details about the phases of the aluminium industry in Australia.

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