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
Source: Mineral Resources Tasmania, Annual Review 2000-2001.
This page last updated 3 January 2007