• 28 September 2020

    Alcoa secures continued gas supply with three new agreements

    Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) has signed three new gas sales and purchase agreements that together will supply 198 petajoules of gas to its Western Australia alumina refineries, commencing in 2024. The agreements with Warrego Energy, ExxonMobil and Chevron, coupled with existing gas contracts, will supply Alcoa’s three Western Australia...

  • 09 September 2020

    EdConnect volunteer Julie Lawson celebrates 20 years of service

    EdConnect volunteer, Julie Lawson, has described the joy of helping students overcome challenges and reach their potential after dedicating the past 20 years to volunteering at Falcon Primary School. Julie Lawson, EdConnect Volunteer Julie is one of about 150 EdConnect volunteers who last year provided about 250 hours of support...

  • 04 September 2020

    Alcoa supports youth in mental health learnings

    Students from Pinjarra Senior High School and Gilmore College in Orelia have participated in a potentially life-saving Youth Focus mental health program, arming them with important skills to help themselves and others. More than 330 students participated in 10 workshops across the two schools in July and August, thanks to...

  • 03 September 2020

    Alcoa’s Pinjarra Refinery takes Gold!

    Alcoa’s Pinjarra Refinery has been recognised as a Gold Waterwise Business for 2020, by the Water Corporation. The Waterwise Business Program acknowledges leading Western Australian businesses for their contribution to saving precious water resources. Presented by Water Minister Dave Kelly, the award was accepted by Chemical Engineer John Peter Kelmar...

  • 02 September 2020

    New sign celebrates culture and clean-up of George Brook Reserve

    A new interpretative sign has been installed at George Brook Reserve on the Murray River near Pinjarra, celebrating the story of its transformation and the area’s significance to the local Bindjareb Noongar people.

  • 28 August 2020

    Alcoa’s employees turn purple to support diversity

    Employees across Alcoa’s WA operations and corporate offices have raided the wardrobe in support of Wear It Purple Day. Wear It Purple advocates for and empowers rainbow young people and celebrates and promotes the value of diversity and inclusion. The not-for-profit also raises awareness about sexuality, sex and gender identity and challenges harmful social cultures, championing rainbow role-models to help young people establish the confidence to be who they are.

  • 24 August 2020

    Planting event helps restoration and reconciliation

    Volunteers from Alcoa joined with local Noongar people, landowners and representatives from the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council recently to plant more than 2,000 native seedlings in the Serpentine River catchment near Karnup.

  • 24 August 2020

    Alcoa’s rehabilitation welcomes another 400,000 plants

    Alcoa Australia is set to meet sustainability targets at its two bauxite mines in the Peel and South West regions of Western Australia, with more than 400,000 seedings planted over recent winter months.

  • 14 August 2020

    Extra support for struggling communities now available

    People in Portland and surrounding communities struggling with the financial and social impacts of COVID-19 have been thrown a lifeline with the announcement of a new partnership between The Salvation Army and Portland Aluminium. Portland Aluminium has secured more than $70,000 in funding from the Alcoa Foundation, the global charitable arm of Portland’s parent company Alcoa.

  • 12 August 2020

    Scitech Brings ‘Maths Murder Mystery’ to Bunbury Primary Schools

    From 10-14 August, Scitech will host a series of ‘Maths Murder Mystery’ evenings at primary schools in the Greater Bunbury area. Students, parents and teachers will be using mathematical techniques and analytical thinking to solve a series of challenges, including fictional crime.


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