1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Mining >> Mineral processing >> Comalco Aluminium (Bell Bay) Limited

At Comalco's Bell Bay smelter, alumina produced from bauxite in Queensland is converted to aluminium metal. Downstream industries next to the Comalco site use the raw aluminium to produce such products as the aluminium powder used in explosives and in metallic paints.

COMALCO BELL BAY SMELTER, Summary - 2000-01

Units
Value

Production, aluminium
tonnes
160,869
Employment
- Employees
no.
602
- Contractors
no.
133
- Total
no.
735
Capital expenditure
$m
$21.7

Source: Mineral Resources Tasmania, Annual Review 2000-2001.


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