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Bechtel’s Impact Report

Aluminum, Alumina and Bauxite

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A Critical Element for Renewable Power

Aluminum is vital to helping the world move closer to net zero. Light and durable, it is ideal for renewable energy solutions such as wind and solar farms. It is central to the aviationrail, and automotive industries by helping reduce fuel consumption and emissions. And as a great conductor of energy, aluminum is used to electrify trains, further reducing emissions, and produce lithium-ion batteries, used for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Bechtel has partnered with some of the world's principal producers to meet growing global demand. Working with customers across the entire value chain, we have successfully completed major greenfield and brownfield bauxite, alumina, and aluminum projects in Australia, Canada, Iceland, the Middle East, and New Zealand. By collaborating on these major initiatives, we have positively impacted local economies by creating jobs and contributing to local and national GDPs in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Alumina & Aluminum Center of Excellence   

Bechtel’s Alumina and Aluminum Center of Excellence’s leadership and technical specialists provide expert evaluation of systems, new and emerging technologies, and design solutions, with an in-depth understanding of both our customers’ needs and technologies employed to maximize their investments. With recent experience with all major alumina and aluminum process technologies and demonstrated experience commissioning new facilities, our experts are recognized as industry leaders worldwide.

The group brings together industry best practices, innovation, global perspective and practical design, and construction expertise to mitigate technical risks and produce industry-leading plants with optimized cost and schedule outcomes. Through the Center of Excellence, we have the capability to support our customers through the entire lifecycle of their assets from concept design through operations, decommissioning, and plant closure. ​​

Learn more about the Alumina & Aluminum Center of Excellence here.

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