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Alcoa stretches out

MINER Alcoa has applied to Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority to ramp up production at both the Pinjarra refinery and the Huntly mine near Dwellingup.

 The Huntly bauxite mine near Dwellingup in WA's Peel region

The Huntly bauxite mine near Dwellingup in WA's Peel region

Alcoa wants to boost production 5% at the refinery by ramping up the rate from 5 million tonnes per annum of bauxite to 5.25Mtpa. The company also wants to transition Huntly into the Myara North and...

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