Media Releases

November 26, 2012

Aluminium Closures Turn 360°

Today’s roll-out of the multilingual website www.aluminium-closures.org marks the start of the pan-European promotional campaign titled ‘Aluminium Closures – Turn...
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November 9, 2012

Inquiry needed to fill gas gap

Following the release of the Federal Government’s Energy White Paper, manufacturers from across Australian industry are today jointly calling for...
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October 18, 2012

Gas pressures put squeeze on alumina

The current state of Australia’s natural gas markets is squeezing out investment opportunities for the Australian alumina refining industry –...
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October 10, 2012

AAC Releases 2011 Sustainability Report

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today released its 2011 Sustainability Report. The report provides details on the performance of Australia’s...
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June 1, 2012

Rio Tinto Alcan – Ship sensor a world-first for Reef preservation research

A landmark three-year, $1 million research project, announced today by Rio Tinto Alcan, CSIRO and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation,...
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September 7, 2011

Aluminium Council Releases 2010 Sustainability Report

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today released its 2010 Sustainability Report. The report provides details on the performance of Australia’s...
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July 10, 2011

Government locks in costs blow-out for Australian Aluminium producers

Today’s carbon pricing announcement will hit Australia’s aluminium industry many times harder than our overseas competition and will make Australian...
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June 28, 2011

Aluminium Industry at Risk Under a Carbon Price

Efficient and competitive Australian alumina and aluminium operations are at risk of leakage under a carbon price, according to data...
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April 13, 2011

Aluminium Industry Rejects Minister’s Claims

The aluminium industry has immediately rejected suggestions from the Minister for Climate Change that the impact of a carbon price...
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July 23, 2010

Alcoa of Australia’s Alan Cransberg appointed President of the AAC

The Board of the Australian Aluminium Council has appointed Mr Alan Cransberg (Managing Director, Alcoa of Australia) as President. Mr...
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December 22, 2009

Australian Industry Needs a Level Playing Field

The Australian Aluminium Council has emphasised the need for measures to maintain the competitiveness of Australian industry in any Australian...
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December 10, 2009

Australian aluminium industry joins the international industry’s call for cooperation on climate change

The Australian Aluminium Council supports the International Aluminium Institute's call for negotiators at the UNFCCC Copenhagen Climate Change meeting to...
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October 19, 2009

Australian Aluminium Council welcomes proposed CPRS amendments

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today welcomed the release of the Coalition's plan to strengthen the Government's proposed Carbon Pollution...
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August 20, 2009

Aluminium crucial to RET passage

The Australian Aluminium Council today acknoledged improvements made during the passage of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation and the...
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August 16, 2009

Government proposes to make huge Aluminium RET costs more certain

The Australian Aluminium Council made it clear today that the Government's interim assistance arrangements under the Renewable Energy Target (RET)...
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