TOWN DIRECTORY

Alcoa of Australia - Willowdale

Phone: +61 8 9530 2400 

Email: tourcentre@alcoa.com.au
Website: Alcoa Mining

 

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The Willowdale mine, established in 1984, is located east of Waroona and supplies bauxite ore to the Wagerup Refinery. The Willowdale mine produces about 10 million tonnes of bauxite a year.

The Willowdale and Huntly mines make up Alcoa of Australia Mining. The ore from Huntly and Willowdale is refined to produce about 10 million tonnes of alumina each year. This represents around 45% of Australia’s alumina production and 30% of aluminium production. Alumina production from Alcoa’s WA refineries accounts for 11% of total world demand.

For both the Huntly and Willowdale mines, rehabilitation is one of the most important parts of the mining process. Every year about 600 hectares of the mined areas are rehabilitated across the two sites, helping restore the jarrah forest ecosystem.

Across Alcoa’s Australian operations, there are currently over 6000 people employed directly, with approximately 850 employed in the WA mining operations.

Each year, more than 75% of Alcoa's total revenue stays in Australia through wages, local suppliers, royalties, taxes, rates and dividends.

 

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  • Mining

 

Opening Times:


Alcoa offers free tours of our bauxite mines and alumina refineries Western Australia. Contact our friendly staff at the Alcoa Discovery Centre (+61) 08 9530 2400 to book your seat on a tour and discover Alcoa for yourself!

 

Location:


The Alcoa Discovery Centre is located at the Pinjarra Heritage Train Station.

PO Box 172
Pinjarra, WA 6208
Australia

 

 

Phone: +61 8 9530 2400 

Email: tourcentre@alcoa.com.au
Website: Alcoa Mining
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Dwellingup History & 

Visitor Information Centre

Marinup St Dwellingup, WA 6213

Phone: +61 8 9538 1108

Opening hours:

Daily 9am-3:30pm

Closed Christmas Day