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Restoration Resource Center Australia: Returning the ...

Alcoa World Alumina Australia Huntly Mine PO Box 172 Pinjarra WA 6208 ph 08-9530-2340 fax 08-9530-2571 [email protected] Publications: Peer reviewed: #C.D. Grant, D.T. Bell, J.M. Koch. 1996. Implications of seedling emergence to site restoration following bauxite mining

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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 0.1 ha. Hence, restoring the plant species to post-mining areas is seen as a priority.

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Vegetation Succession After Bauxite Mining in Western ...

2006-5-18  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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Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after ...

2016-5-18  Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after bauxite mining Andy Seiser . Introduction . Alcoa of Australia Limited is the world’s largest bauxite miner and alumina refiner. This company has mined bauxite in the jarrah forest in western Australia since 1963, and the first restorations were carried out in 1966 (Koch and Ward 1994).

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Worsley Alumina

2015-5-18  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$1.2 billion and employing 3500 people.

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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 south-western Western Australia, 80-140 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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Restoration Following Bauxite Mining In Western Australia

2016-5-18  Restoration Following Bauxite Mining In Western Australia . Paul W. Hinds . Introduction . The Darling range of south-western Australia is the world’s leading producer of aluminum, accounting for approximately 38% of the world production in 1994 (Matlox 1999). In 1995/96

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Nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer regime affect jarrah ...

2013-5-17  Nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer regime affect jarrah forest restoration after bauxite mining in Western Australia. Matthew I. Daws. Corresponding Author. Department of Environmental Research, Alcoa of Australia Ltd., Huntly Mine, PO Box 172, Pinjarra, WA, 6208 Australia ... Removal of vegetation and disturbance of the soil profile during ...

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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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Alcoa of Australia

2021-11-1  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 semi-fabricating plant near Geelong in Victoria. This was an

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Worsley Alumina

2015-5-18  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$1.2 billion and employing 3500 people.

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Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south-western australia

1985-4-1  Rehabilitation after bauxite mining in south-western Australia. Landscape Plann., 12: 75--92. Alcoa of Australia Ltd. mines bauxite in the Darling Ranges of south-western Australia. The company must operate within major environmental constraints, associated with competitive land uses, to ensure on-going access to ore reserves.

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Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after ...

2016-5-18  Restoring jarrah forest in southwestern Australia after bauxite mining Andy Seiser . Introduction . Alcoa of Australia Limited is the world’s largest bauxite miner and alumina refiner. This company has mined bauxite in the jarrah forest in western Australia since 1963, and the first restorations were carried out in 1966 (Koch and Ward 1994).

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Restoration Following Bauxite Mining In Western Australia

2016-5-18  Restoration Following Bauxite Mining In Western Australia . Paul W. Hinds . Introduction . The Darling range of south-western Australia is the world’s leading producer of aluminum, accounting for approximately 38% of the world production in 1994 (Matlox 1999). In 1995/96

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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 ...

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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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Bauxite Alumina - The Chamber of Minerals and Energy

2021-11-1  WA bauxite tends to be close to surface and is generally extracted using open cut mining. Known global reserves can meet total demand for centuries. Western Australia accounts for around 67 per cent of Australia’s alumina production, with the State’s alumina projects among the lowest costs producers in the world.

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The where, when and what of phosphorus fertilisation for ...

The where, when and what of phosphorus fertilisation for seedling establishment in a biodiverse jarrah forest restoration after bauxite mining in Western Australia Author links open overlay panel Mark Tibbett a b Matthew I. Daws a Suman J. George c Megan H. Ryan c

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Alcoa of Australia

2021-11-1  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 semi-fabricating plant near Geelong in Victoria. This was an

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The Indonesian Alumina Project Development

Bauxite Mining Resources in Indonesia October 2011 Fact Fact about Indonesian Bauxite Mine Resource : Vast bauxite resources, particularly on the western part of the archipelago (western part of Borneo, eastern coast of Sumatera). High quality relatively easy to process bauxite

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Alcoa -- Australia

2021-8-23  Alcoa of Australia Ltd operates one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting system and supports approximately 4,275 direct jobs, predominantly in regional Australia. Our operations consist of two bauxite mines, three alumina refineries and two dedicated port facilities in Western Australia and Portland Aluminium smelter in Victoria.

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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 south-western Western Australia, 80-140 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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CSIRO PUBLISHING Australian Journal of Botany

2010-2-8  Bauxite is mined in the jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata Sm.) forest of south-western Australia and 700–800 ha each year are rehabilitated by mining companies. As well as broadcasting seeds and planting, the mine restoration relies heavily on the natural soil seedbank as a means of reinstating plant diversity after mining. The natural soil seedbank is a large but highly variable resource, both ...

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The where, when and what of phosphorus fertilisation for ...

The where, when and what of phosphorus fertilisation for seedling establishment in a biodiverse jarrah forest restoration after bauxite mining in Western Australia Author links open overlay panel Mark Tibbett a b Matthew I. Daws a Suman J. George c Megan H. Ryan c

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Public preferences for timeliness and quality of mine site ...

For example, Burton et al. (2012) used the choice modeling method in their study and this required 252 respondents to assess the environmental valuation of a bauxite mine site in Western Australia ...

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Alcoa of Australia

2021-11-1  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 semi-fabricating plant near Geelong in Victoria. This was an

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Alcoa Australia Year 11 12 Teacher Resource

2021-11-1  Mining Process Alcoa’s bauxite mining operations in Western Australia occur in the Darling Range. The bauxite occurs as a result of a lateritic weathering process and is often found on the sides of the hills. To access the bauxite there are a number of steps involved in the mining process.

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MINE REHABILITATION - Minerals Council of Australia

2018-12-3  Willowdale bauxite mining operations in the Darling Range in Western Australia. A key objective of Alcoa’s rehabilitation program is to restore 100 per cent of the plant species that existed in the pre-mined jarrah forest and to accomplish this within 15 months after rehabilitation is complete, an objective well above government requirements.

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Topsoil Management for Long-term Mine Operation and ...

Alcoa operates two bauxite mines at Huntly and Willowdale, located within the jarrah forest south-east of Perth in Western Australia. Ore reserves are shallow but extensive, and mining pits averaging around 20 ha in size are distributed across a mining region in a mosaic pattern, linked to a centrally-located crusher by a radiating network of haulroads. A mining or crusher region is defined ...

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The Indonesian Alumina Project Development

Bauxite Mining Resources in Indonesia October 2011 Fact Fact about Indonesian Bauxite Mine Resource : Vast bauxite resources, particularly on the western part of the archipelago (western part of Borneo, eastern coast of Sumatera). High quality relatively easy to process bauxite

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