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2013-06-04 23:00:14

In 2013, Alcoa Foundation and American Forests are partnering to plant 175,000 trees in 19 forest restoration projects around the globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 On the United Nations World Environment Day, Alcoa Foundation and American Forests announce that through the Partnership for Trees Program, more than 175,000 trees will be planted across 19 global project sites this year. The Partnership for Trees Program is part of Alcoa Foundation´s commitment to plant 10...

2013-05-15 16:23:04

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WireCo WorldGroup, one of the world's largest manufacturers of steel and synthetic lifting products, today announced the appointment of Christopher L. Ayers as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 7, 2013. Mr. Ayers will replace interim CEO Stephan Kessel, who has served since April 2013. Mr. Ayers previously served as Executive Vice President, President of Global Primary Products at Alcoa, where he oversaw the Company's...

2013-04-22 16:22:39

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Aluminum Association announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. The Board provides strategic guidance and direction to the Association in promoting the production and use of aluminum as the sustainable material of choice. The appointments were finalized during the Aluminum Association's annual spring meeting in South Carolina. The Association elected Kelly Thomas, Senior Vice President and...

2013-04-17 08:22:10

DUBLIN, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets announces the addition of "High Performance Alloys - Global Strategic Business Report" to its catalogue.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Performance Alloys in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, & Zirconium), Refractory Metal Alloys (Molybdenum, Tungsten,...

2013-04-04 23:02:39

The Aluminum Association will host a press roundtable during its spring meeting on the morning of Wednesday, April 10th. The roundtable will consist of a brief opening statement from our Vice Chairman Kip Smith of Noranda, followed by an open Q&A. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 What: Senior-level executives from Alcoa, Noranda, Rio Tinto Alcan and the Aluminum Association will talk about trends in the aluminum industry during the Aluminum Association´s annual spring...

2013-03-06 16:21:54

VAN BUREN, Ark., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK) announced that Alcoa has named USA Truck its Tier 1 2012 Carrier of the Year for providing outstanding dry van service in North America. It is the first time the Van Buren, AR-based company has received the award from Alcoa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DA30069LOGO) "We provided a hybrid solution for Alcoa through our Strategic Capacity Solutions division, supplying supplemental capacity and...

2013-03-05 16:20:15

U.S. Army's Demo Vehicle Relies on Metal's Efficiency, Durability Properties DETROIT, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aluminum played a star role this week in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" that featured the U.S. Army's rugged Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED). The FED sports a low weight aluminum structure, armoring, and underbody blast shield that will give troops an edge. Vehicle capability, mobility, protection and durability are increased, and a significant fuel...

2013-01-28 08:22:20

NEW YORK, January 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Traders Insight announced new research reports highlighting News Corporation Ltd. (The) (Nasdaq: NWSA), eBay, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (NYSE: FCX), Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) and PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. News Corporation Ltd. (The)...

2013-01-23 08:22:47

LONDON, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Materials sector may not have the glamour of tech sector and internet stocks, but it is ideally suited for low volatile, fundamentally driven investment. The sector is inextricably linked to overall economy and acts as a proxy for broad economic trends. StockCall analysts have completed two technical analysis for companies Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) and Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX). Sign up to access these free reports at...

2013-01-11 16:20:09

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On display at this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is a variety of vehicles that share a key critical ingredient: growing use of advanced aluminum alloys over more traditional materials. Aluminum's low weight, high strength, durability and energy- absorbing properties make it a fast-growing choice for automakers looking to improve vehicle fuel economy, while providing the safety and performance that consumers expect. Building on...