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Alcoa volunteering: Australian best practice

Alcoa employees across Australia devoted more than 10,000 hours to community projects and not-for-profit organisations during the company's seventh annual volunteering month. Alcoa's worldwide 'Month of Service' is an initiative of the Alcoa Foundation.

"Our efforts during Month of Service never cease to amaze me."  Alcoa of Australia National Partnerships Manager  Sarah Fordham
Construction decline slows in March

The national construction industry contracted at a milder rate in March 2014 with the seasonally adjusted Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI) up 2.0 points to 46.2 in the month.

BP Bulwer Island refinery processing to halt

BP announced that it intends to halt refining operations at its 102,000 barrels per day (bpd) Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, Queensland by mid-2015.