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November 14, 2017 / Members News, News

Rio Amrun contract boosts Aboriginal employment opportunities

A contract awarded by Rio Tinto at the Amrun bauxite project in North Queensland has...
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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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