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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...

2013-04-04 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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'