Tomago Aluminium

Tomago, New South Wales

Operating in the Hunter Region since 1983, Tomago Aluminium is located about 13km north-west of Newcastle. The smelter produces approximately 550,000 tonnes of remelt ingot, T-ingot, extrusion billet and rolling slab per year.

Most of Tomago's product is exported to South East Asia, Japan and China, with the economic benefits felt far and wide through the local economy. Tomago spends around A$900 million annually on materials, supplies and labour in Australia, of which around A$500 million is spent locally in the Hunter Region alone. The smelter contributes A$1.5 billion to the Australian economy each year.

Tomago Aluminium maintains strong relationships in the community through a range of partnerships, focusing on initiatives such as prostate cancer awareness, the Red Cross blood service, Hunter Medical Research Institute and Kidsafe.

Tomago has won numerous awards for excellence in training, safety and environmental management and performance.


Operation data:


51.55% Pacific Aluminium
36.05% Gove Aluminium Finance Ltd
12.40% Hydro Aluminium

Number of employees

Approximately 1,200


Ingot, T-ingot, billet and rolling slab

Primary markets

South East Asia, Japan and China


Tomago Aluminium website