Aluminium Solutions

2.6.1 Aluminum

Through the delivery of amalgamated plant and facility services for the aluminium sector, which covers: water and wastewater treatment, waste management and resource recovery, as well as energy solutions, we can align ourselves to your key environmental, social and economic benchmarks.


For more than 50 years, Australia’s aluminium industry has contributed to the social and economic development of Australia. Aluminium is one of Australia’s greatest exports, with an annual trade earnings well over AUD$9 billion.
 

Challenges of the Aluminium Industry 

Aluminium is a primary commercial and industrial component and is an essential material for the likes of the construction, transportation, packaging and electrical industries; however, its production and transport within the region is facing financial and operational pressures including:
  • Low commodity prices
  • High Australian dollar
  • Increasing input costs
  • Access to competitively priced energy
  • Increasing competition
  • Planned and unplanned downtime for various operations
  • Legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Erosion of trade competitiveness
 

Plugging in Veolia's aluminium industry solutions

By understanding your unique requirements, we are able to partner with you to create an innovative solution that enables you to restore maximum profitability, ensure the highest level of operational safety and reach your environmental, social and economic goals.
 
Waste Management
  • Design and construction of on-site waste treatment facilities including landfills and sorting facilities
  • Collection and recovery of aluminium waste
  • Comprehensive waste management plans
  • Facilities maintenance services
  • Refractory management
  • Remediation services
  • Hazardous waste management treatment and recovery
  • Fabrication services
  • Scaffolding
  • Plumbing and pipeline services
  • Industrial cleaning services: high pressure water jetting, vacuum loading, robotic cleaning, chemical cleaning, abrasive blasting, scaffolding, materials handling and shutdown services
 
Energy Management
  • Detailed feasibility, engineering and construction of on-site energy facilities
  • Integration of heat recovery - renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Operation, management and maintenance of power island, HVAC and other energy services
  • Energy audits and optimisation studies
  • Long-term carbon performance management
  • Decommissioning of power island and energy assets
 
Water Management
  • Water and wastewater treatment plants
  • Potable water systems
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Refurbishments, upgrades and modifications of existing water treatment plants
  • ​Containerised mobile units