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Alcoa -- Bauxite

Our global network is strategically located near key Atlantic and Pacific markets. It includes the Huntly mine in Australia, the second largest bauxite mine in the world. Alcoa offers bauxite from its mines to meet customer-specific needs and provide a consistent, reliable, and sustainable supply of raw material for refineries around the globe.

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Bauxite Mine Tailings and Alumina Refinery Residue ... -

2021-8-17  Alcoa Corporation (“Alcoa”) manages a global inventory of impoundment facilities used to store bauxite mine tailings and alumina refinery residue. These include active, inactive and closed sites wholly or majority-owned and managed by Alcoa, as well as joint-venture facilities in which Alcoa holds a minority interest. The types of material maintained in these impoundments generally falls into two

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Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western ...

2007-12-12  This paper describes the sequence of Alcoa’s bauxite mining and restoration operations in Western Australia, commencing with pre‐mining surveys and geological exploration through to the preparation and extraction of the bauxite ore, the restoration process, and then monitoring.

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Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western ...

2007-12-12  This paper describes the sequence of Alcoa’s bauxite mining and restoration operations in Western Australia, commencing with pre‐mining surveys and geological exploration through to the preparation and extraction of the bauxite ore, the restoration process, and then monitoring. These methods have changed continually since operations ...

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Juruti Bauxite Mine - UNESCO

2013-10-10  It all starts with bauxite Significant Reserves Alumina Leadership Foundation for Growth Third highest quality bauxite reserves in the world Juruti Mine current capacity 4 MTY Juruti helps to contribute for many years to sustain Alcoa leadership position in the global alumina market High Quality Juruti mine has high quality bauxite with Al2O3

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Bauxite mining and alumina refining: process description ...

Objective: To describe bauxite mining and alumina refining processes and to outline the relevant physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psychosocial health risks. Methods: Review article. Results: The most important risks relate to noise, ergonomics, trauma, and caustic soda splashes of the skin/eyes. Other risks of note relate to fatigue, heat, and solar ultraviolet and for some ...

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Mining Operations Rehabilitation Program ... - Alcoa

2021-8-18  The Completion Criteria for rehabilitated bauxite mining areas provide the Government and Alcoa with clear direction for management of mine rehabilitation on a regional basis. They also give a description of the desired state of rehabilitation that is measurable and applicable to the surrounding lands influenced by Alcoa's operations, before the State will agree that obligation for ongoing financial input or legal responsibilities by Alcoa

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Bauxite Mining and Alumina Refining: Process Description ...

2021-8-19  This review article describes the industrial processes of bauxite mining and alumina refining and outlines the physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psychosocial health risks. PROCESS DESCRIPTION: BAUXITE MINING. Bauxite is the principal ore of alumina (Al 2 O 3), which is used to produce aluminum (Al). It is composed of hydrated ...

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Alcoa Australia Year 11 12 Teacher Resource

2021-8-18  Mining Process Alcoa’s bauxite mining operations in Western Australia occur in the Darling Range. The bauxite occurs as a result of a lateritic weathering process and is often found on the sides of the hills. To access the bauxite there are a number of steps involved in the mining process.

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Alcoa -- About Us - Overview

The aluminium production process starts at our Huntly and Willowdale bauxite mines in the Darling Range south of Perth in Western Australia. Huntly is the world’s second largest bauxite mine and together with Willowdale supplies bauxite to Alcoa’s three Australian alumina refineries at

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(PDF) Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South ...

Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western Australia John M. Koch1,2 Abstract methods have changed continually since operations com- This paper describes the sequence of Alcoa’s bauxite mining menced in 1963 as knowledge improved; however, this and restoration operations in Western Australia, commenc- paper only describes the current procedures. ing with pre-mining surveys and ...

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Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western ...

2007-12-12  This paper describes the sequence of Alcoa’s bauxite mining and restoration operations in Western Australia, commencing with pre‐mining surveys and geological exploration through to the preparation and extraction of the bauxite ore, the restoration process, and then monitoring. These methods have changed continually since operations ...

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Bauxite mining and alumina refining: process description ...

Objective: To describe bauxite mining and alumina refining processes and to outline the relevant physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psychosocial health risks. Methods: Review article. Results: The most important risks relate to noise, ergonomics, trauma, and caustic soda splashes of the skin/eyes. Other risks of note relate to fatigue, heat, and solar ultraviolet and for some ...

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Bauxite Mining and Alumina Refining: Process Description ...

2021-8-19  This review article describes the industrial processes of bauxite mining and alumina refining and outlines the physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psychosocial health risks. PROCESS DESCRIPTION: BAUXITE MINING. Bauxite is the principal ore of alumina (Al 2 O 3), which is used to produce aluminum (Al). It is composed of hydrated ...

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Juruti Bauxite Mine - UNESCO

2013-10-10  It all starts with bauxite Significant Reserves Alumina Leadership Foundation for Growth Third highest quality bauxite reserves in the world Juruti Mine current capacity 4 MTY Juruti helps to contribute for many years to sustain Alcoa leadership position in the global alumina market High Quality Juruti mine has high quality bauxite with Al2O3

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Alcoa's Bauxite Mining Rehabilitation Program

2020-10-20  Alcoa's Bauxite Mining Rehabilitation Program Guidance Completion criteria for Alcoa’s bauxite mine rehabilitation in the Northern Jarrah Forest in the Darling Range are required to be reviewed in accordance with Ministerial Statement 728, published in

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Major milestones at Willowdale Bauxite Mine Alcoa ...

2021-6-7  The hub for Alcoa’s Willowdale Bauxite Mine in the south-west of Western Australia recently relocated to a new region via a carefully engineered process that included moving an 850 metric ton crusher. After more than 21 years at Orion, the mine hub was relocated earlier this year to a new region known as Larego which is located about 20km north-east of the town of Harvey.

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Bauxite mining and alumina refining: process description ...

2014-5-1  Bauxite mining and alumina refining: process description and occupational health risks. 1 Please help EMBL-EBI keep the data flowing to the scientific community!

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Restoration Resource Center Australia: Returning the ...

Alcoa’s aim after bauxite mining in these areas is to re-establish all the pre-existing land uses of the forest: conservation, timber production, water production and recreation. Re-establishing a jarrah forest on the mined areas that is as similar to the original forest

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Guinea: Demanding a fair deal for communities from Alcoa ...

CBG was the country’s first bauxite mine, beginning operations in 1973. A joint venture of the Guinean government and three multinational aluminum producers – Rio Tinto, Alcoa and Dadco – CBG is today one of the largest bauxite mines in the world.

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Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western ...

Alcoa of Australia (Alcoa) has been mining for bauxite in the northern jarrah forest since 1963 and presently clears and rehabilitates approximately 550 ha annually (Koch, 2007a). Alcoa's ...

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Alcoa’s Mining and Restoration Process in South Western ...

2007-12-12  This paper describes the sequence of Alcoa’s bauxite mining and restoration operations in Western Australia, commencing with pre‐mining surveys and geological exploration through to the preparation and extraction of the bauxite ore, the restoration process, and then monitoring. These methods have changed continually since operations ...

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Radiological assessment for bauxite mining and alumina ...

Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) has undertaken radiological evaluations of the mining and processing of bauxite from the Darling Range of Western Australia since the 1980s. Short-term monitoring projects have demonstrated that above-background exposures for workers do not exceed 1 mSv/year. A whole-of-year evaluation of above-background ...

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Major milestones at Willowdale Bauxite Mine Alcoa ...

2021-6-7  The hub for Alcoa’s Willowdale Bauxite Mine in the south-west of Western Australia recently relocated to a new region via a carefully engineered process that included moving an 850 metric ton crusher. After more than 21 years at Orion, the mine hub was relocated earlier this year to a new region known as Larego which is located about 20km north-east of the town of Harvey.

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Alcoa to trial new alumina process that uses renewables ...

2021-5-21  Alcoa to trial new alumina process that uses renewables instead of fossil fuels. ... too, when considering the indirect and direct emissions across bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminum ...

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Mining and Refining – Australia

Alcoa's Kwinana alumina refinery is located 45 kilometres south of Perth, Western Australia. Opened in July 1963, the plant has been upgraded and improved over the years, and now has a production capacity of more than two million tonnes of alumina every year. Today, Kwinana employs about 1,000 people plus a significant contractor workforce ...

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Decommissioning Alcoa’s First Bauxite Mine in the Jarrah ...

The bauxite ore is relatively shallow, averaging 4 to 5 m deep in extent, and is usually located less than one metre below the soil surface. The mine pits range in size from a single hectare to tens of hectares. Alcoa has been restoring its bauxite mines since 1966, and approximately 550 ha are currently mined and restored annually.

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Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after ...

2016-5-18  Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after bauxite mining Andy Seiser . Introduction . Alcoa of Australia Limited is the world’s largest bauxite miner and alumina refiner. This company has mined bauxite in the jarrah forest in western Australia since 1963, and the first restorations were carried out in 1966 (Koch and Ward 1994).

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Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south-western ...

1985-4-1  Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south-western Australia. Landscape Plann., 12: 75--92. Alcoa of Australia Ltd. mines bauxite in the Darling Ranges of south-western Australia. The company must operate within major environmental constraints, associated with competitive land uses, to ensure on-going access to ore reserves.

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REHABILITATION OF DEGRADED SITES - Unasylva 207

2021-2-9  Alcoa operates two bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale, approximately 90 km and 135 km southeast of Perth, respectively. A third mine at Jarrahdale ceased production in 1998 and has now been decommissioned and fully rehabilitated.

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