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  • Wuudagu Bauxite Project EPA WA EPA Western Australia

      bauxite mining and export operation, including product loadout via barging and deep water transhipping, at a site approximately 15 km west of Kalumburu, in the northeast of Western Australia (Figure 21) The development envelope and indicative footprint of the proposal are delineated in

  • Bauxite Mining and Energy Western Australia Exhibitions

    Bauxite to Alumina The presence of bauxite in Western Australia was known since 1912, but it was not commercialised until the Western Mining Corporation (primarily a gold producer) diversified and began bauxite exploration in 1957 The discovery of bauxite in the Darling Range led to the establishment of Alcoa of Australia Limited and a mining

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  • Bauxite Mining in the Jarrah Forest near Dwellingup,

      FIGURE 1 State Forest in south western Australia in relation 9 to mining leases and mining plans FIGURE 2 Bauxite mining in the jarrah forest at Jarrahdale 11 FIGURE 3 Schematic map of projected areas of forest to be 21 affected by mining FIGURE 4 The distribution of jarrah dieback disease in the 43 Northern Jarrah Forest

  • Vegetation Succession After Bauxite Mining in Western

      Alcoa World Alumina Australia has been rehabilitating bauxite mines in the jarrah forest of Western Australia for more than 35 years An experiment was established in 1988 using three different seed treatments (legume and small understorey mix, small understorey mix only, and no seed) and two fertilizer treatments (N and P, and P only)

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  • Vegetation Succession After Bauxite Mining in Western

      Bauxite is mined in the jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata Sm) forest of southwestern Australia and 700 – 800 ha each year are rehabilitated by mining companies As well as broadcasting seeds and

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  • Decommissioning Alcoa’s First Bauxite Mine in the Jarrah

    Alcoa World Alumina Australia currently operates two bauxite mines at Willowdale and Huntly in the Darling Range of southwestern Western Australia, 80140 km south of Perth (Figure 1) Huntly is the largest bauxite mine in the world, producing over 20 million t of ore every year The bauxite from the two

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  • Australian Bauxite The Australian Aluminium Council

    Australia is the world’s largest producer of bauxite In 2020, Australian bauxite production was 102 million tonnes (Mt) 37 Mt of bauxite was exported, and the remainder converted to Australian alumina The major Australian bauxite mines are: Boddington (Western Australia) – South32 Gove (Northern Territory) – Rio Tinto Aluminium

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  • Restoring a Jarrah Forest Understorey Vegetation after

    The Southwest of Western Australia is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots In the jarrah forest there are at least 300–400 plant species in vegetation that is typically mined and as many as 163 species per 01 ha Hence, restoring the plant species to postmining areas is seen as a priority

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  • Bauxite Geoscience Australia

      Bauxite is a heterogeneous, naturally occurring material of varying composition that is relatively rich in aluminium The principal minerals in bauxite are gibbsite (Al 2 O 3 3H 2 O), boehmite (Al 2 O 3 H 2 O) and diaspore, which has the same composition as boehmite, but is denser and harder Australia is the world's largest producer of

  • Alumina Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and

    WA bauxite tends to be close to surface and is generally extracted using open cut mining Known global bauxite reserves can meet total demand for centuries All alumina operations in Western Australia are fully vertically integrated with operators involved in each stage and producing each material

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  • Wuudagu Bauxite Project EPA WA EPA Western Australia

      bauxite mining and export operation, including product loadout via barging and deep water transhipping, at a site approximately 15 km west of Kalumburu, in the northeast of Western Australia (Figure 21) The development envelope and indicative footprint of the proposal are delineated in

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  • Bauxite Mining in the Jarrah Forest near Dwellingup,

      FIGURE 1 State Forest in south western Australia in relation 9 to mining leases and mining plans FIGURE 2 Bauxite mining in the jarrah forest at Jarrahdale 11 FIGURE 3 Schematic map of projected areas of forest to be 21 affected by mining FIGURE 4 The distribution of jarrah dieback disease in the 43 Northern Jarrah Forest

  • Vegetation succession after bauxite mining in Western

    Alcoa World Alumina Australia has been rehabilitating bauxite mines in the jarrah forest (Eucalyptus marginata) of Western Australia for more than 35 years An experiment was established in 1988 using three different seed treatments (legume and small understorey mix, small understorey mix only and no seed) and two fertilizer treatments (N and P, and P only)

  • Mining and Refining – Australia

    Australia 213 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

  • Impacts of bauxite mining across bushwalking areas in

    “Impact of bauxite mining on water yield” – F Batini FIFA (from “Managing forested catchments – threats and opportunities”, Institute of Foresters Australia workshop, 2016) Presentation “Mine rehab in WA is the pits: Inquiry finds few success stories” – Emma

  • Restoring a Jarrah Forest Understorey Vegetation after

    The Southwest of Western Australia is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots In the jarrah forest there are at least 300–400 plant species in vegetation that is typically mined and as many as 163 species per 01 ha Hence, restoring the plant species to postmining areas is seen as a priority

  • Alumina Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and

    WA bauxite tends to be close to surface and is generally extracted using open cut mining Known global bauxite reserves can meet total demand for centuries All alumina operations in Western Australia are fully vertically integrated with operators involved in each stage and producing each material

  • Alcoa Bauxite

    Alcoa has ownership in seven active bauxite mines globally and operates four of them, making us among the largest bauxite producers in the world We have access to large bauxite deposits with mining rights that extend in most cases more than 20 years Our global network is strategically located near key Atlantic and Pacific markets

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  • Alcoa of Australia

      Alcoa of Australia was formed in June 1961 and was granted a 12,619 square kilometre bauxite mining lease by the Western Australian Government In December 1961, ground was broken for the Kwinana Alumina Refinery near Perth and the Point Henry Aluminium Smelter and a semifabricating plant near Geelong in Victoria This was an

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  • Government of Department of Mines, Industry

      Cristal Mining, now Tronox Mining, created a biodiverse wetland within the rehabilitation at the Gwindinup North mineral sands mine The rehabilitation project, undertaken between 2012–2017 won the revegetation Industry Association of Western Australia (RIAWA) Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation in 2018

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  • Decommissioning Alcoa’s First Bauxite Mine in the Jarrah

    Alcoa World Alumina Australia currently operates two bauxite mines at Willowdale and Huntly in the Darling Range of southwestern Western Australia, 80140 km south of Perth (Figure 1) Huntly is the largest bauxite mine in the world, producing over 20 million t of ore every year The bauxite from the two

  • Bauxite South32

    Australia is the world’s largest producers of bauxite We mine bauxite at our Australian Worsley Alumina mine as well as at our Brazil Alumina Mineracao Rio do Norte (MRN) mine An overland conveyor links our Worsley mine in Western Australia’s south west to the refinery where the ore is crushed, 50 kilometres (km) away

  • Australian Bauxite The Australian Aluminium Council

    Australia is the world’s largest producer of bauxite In 2020, Australian bauxite production was 102 million tonnes (Mt) 37 Mt of bauxite was exported, and the remainder converted to Australian alumina The major Australian bauxite mines are: Boddington (Western Australia) – South32 Gove (Northern Territory) – Rio Tinto Aluminium

  • Bauxite Mining and Alumina Refining

      A cancer incidence and mortality study has been undertaken for a cohort of employees working in three bauxite mines and three alumina refineries in Western Australia23 This is the only cancer incidence and mortality study to date in bauxite mining and alumina refining The most recent analysis of this ongoing study was undertaken with data to

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  • Worsley Alumina

      Interest in bauxite mining in the South West of Australia stretches back to the 1960s However, mining and refining the ore didn’t get underway until the 1980s At the time, building the mine, conveyor belt and processing plant was Australia’s most expensive capital project, costing AUD$12 billion and employing 3500 people

  • Bauxite Mining in Jarrah Forests: A Note from Roger

      Open cut mining of State Forests in Western Australia by two alumina producers (Alcoa and Worseley) has been going on for about 40 years Mining involves clean cutting of the forest (removal of all saleable timber, including woodchips), full agricultural clearing, blasting with explosives and then removal of

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  • Alcoa of Australia

      Alcoa of Australia was formed in June 1961 and was granted a 12,619 square kilometre bauxite mining lease by the Western Australian Government In December 1961, ground was broken for the Kwinana Alumina Refinery near Perth and the Point Henry Aluminium Smelter and a semifabricating plant near Geelong in Victoria This was an

  • Map Browse Mining and Energy Western Australia

    Search Home; Resources Ochre; Gold; Iron Ore; Bauxite; Coal; Petroleum; Asbestos; Mineral Sands

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  • Managing the Risks of Phytophthora Root and Collar Rot

      casional understory plant dies The jarrah forest in Western Australia is also the location of one of the largest and most productive bauxite mining operations in the world The bauxite mining and alumina refining company, Alcoa World Alumina Australia, supplies 16% of the world’s alumina (Al2O3) It has two mines, Huntly and Willowdale

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  • Government of Department of Mines, Industry

      Cristal Mining, now Tronox Mining, created a biodiverse wetland within the rehabilitation at the Gwindinup North mineral sands mine The rehabilitation project, undertaken between 2012–2017 won the revegetation Industry Association of Western Australia (RIAWA) Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation in 2018