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Sep 24, 2020
Gladstone refineries in $75m overhaul projects

Gladstone refineries in $75m overhaul projects

Rio Tinto’s two Gladstone alumina refineries have $75 million of planned maintenance shutdown work underway, in a boost for the local economy. The 2020 shutdowns at the Queensland Alumina Ltd (QAL) and Yarwun refineries have seen up to 500 additional specialised contractors working at the sites in recent months.  The company says the projects are… ...

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Sep 11, 2020
QAL employees embrace peer support scheme

QAL employees embrace peer support scheme

Queensland Alumina Limited has taken R U OK? Day to the next level, with the launch of an onsite peer support program. The program allows QAL team members to become trained support volunteers who can help colleagues experiencing stress by providing a listening ear, practical assistance, or connecting them to professional help when needed. “The… ...

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Aug 12, 2020
Workplace giving adds up for QAL team

Workplace giving adds up for QAL team

A 30-year partnership has seen Queensland Alumina Limited team members donate $330,891 towards disability support provider CPL – Choice, Passion, Life – through its workplace giving program. The support has helped CPL purchase therapy resources and equipment, improve community centres throughout Queensland, and create a host of other life-changing opportunities for children and adults with&#...

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Jul 17, 2020
Red mud to riches under Qld reprocessing plan

Red mud to riches under Qld reprocessing plan

A Queensland company is poised to step up to commercial production with a project to extract valuable rare earths and critical minerals from the aluminium industry’s red mud waste. Alumtek Minerals is in talks with QAL in Gladstone to base an initial Stage 1 plant there after completing three years of successful bench trials and… ...

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Jul 16, 2020
McConnell Dowell delivers new waste pipe for QAL

McConnell Dowell delivers new waste pipe for QAL

McConnell Dowell has won a contract to deliver a new 8.8km waste line for Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) at Gladstone. McConnell Dowell said the design and construct contract marked the start of what was hoped to be a longstanding partnership with QAL . The waste line replacement project encompasses the broad scope of: Design of… ...

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