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2011-05-11 12:28:00

MORROW, Ga., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TOTO, the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion in annual sales, today announced the launch of its new cross-industrial strategic partnership with Alcoa, Inc., the world's largest producer of primary and fabricated aluminum. Reynobond with EcoClean is the revolutionary aluminum coating that cleans itself and the surrounding air using HYDROTECT technology. Alcoa Architectural Products will introduce EcoClean and TOTO will...

2011-05-05 07:05:00

IRVING, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) (the "Company") headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that effective June 1, 2011, Barbara R. Smith will assume the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Company, reporting to Joe Alvarado, President and COO. In this position, Barbara will have responsibility for all financial functions of the Company. Prior to joining CMC, Smith was the Vice President and Chief...

2011-04-18 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ruckus heard across college campuses this spring was not just because of the NCAA collegiate basketball tournaments. It was also RecycleMania season at 630 colleges and universities. RecycleMania, which wrapped up its 11th annual recycling competition in early April, is an eight-week challenge that ignites classic college rivalries, rallying students, faculty and staff to increase on-campus recycling rates beyond their collegiate...

2011-04-07 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa (NYSE: AA) today announced a new pilot program, in collaboration with Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) and CO2 Solution Inc. (TSX-V: CST), focused on carbon capture technology designed to sequester industrial carbon emissions, neutralizing the material to create a commercially viable product. The project is the latest innovation from the world's leading aluminum producer and will be funded by Alcoa along with approximately $13.5 million in...

2011-03-15 07:16:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Shareowner Services announced that it has been appointed as Transfer Agent for Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA), the world's leading producer of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina. "We are honored to be named transfer agent for a company with Alcoa's reputation for excellence," said Samir Pandiri, chief executive officer of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services. "As a client-focused service provider, we're committed to delivering...

2011-01-31 06:30:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its fastener businesses to Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) for approximately $240 million. The TransDigm fastener business, which was acquired in December 2010 as part of the McKechnie Aerospace acquisition, is made up of Valley-Todeco Inc. located in...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Aluminum markets. The global market for Aluminum is expected to exceed 52 million tons by 2015 driven by enhanced consumption in non-traditional markets such as China and India, and increasing use in automotive and packaging industries. San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 The economic recession severely impacted the world aluminum market as metal prices fell drastically amid weakened demand from construction, aviation...

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2010-10-13 22:07:22

The red, metal-laden sludge that escaped a containment pond in Hungary last week could be made less toxic with the help of carbon sequestration, says an Indiana University Bloomington geologist who has a patent pending on the technique.The bauxite residue now covers 40 square kilometers south of the Danube River, and has caused the deaths of eight Hungarians and injured at least 150. The residue also has caused the extinction of life in a local river and as yet unknown environmental damage...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris International, Inc. has named Kelly Thomas vice president, Global Risk Management, effective October 1, 2010. Thomas, currently director, Risk Europe, succeeds Mary Lou Southwood, who leaves Aleris upon completion of her engagement to reengineer the global risk management process. Thomas has nearly 20 years of financial and commercial leadership experience. Prior to joining Aleris in 2010, Thomas was vice president, Alcoa Materials...

2010-09-08 02:11:00

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sophisticated Solar Power Roof for Vehicles Nominated by the Aluminum Industries SolarCar announced today their nomination for the prestigious European Aluminum Award 2010 Industrial Design & Engineering. The Aluminum Award is granted by the European Aluminum Award group in recognition of highly innovative applications of aluminum in a new product or project. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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