Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the earth's crust. It comes from bauxite which is refined into alumina - a fine white granular powder. This is the basis for aluminium production.
Read more about the Aluminium industry, its sustainability as a product, how bauxite is mined and refined, and our own sustainable processes through the links below:
- The Aluminium Story
- Aluminium for future generations
- Bauxite mining and refining
- AWAC sustainability process: Bauxite to aluminium
Alumina Limited has a 40% interest in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) which has a worldwide network of refineries providing approximately 15% of global alumina production capacity.