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2008-10-01 15:00:35

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue.

2008-09-30 12:00:36

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it will curtail the remaining production at its Rockdale, Texas aluminum smelter - comprising approximately 150,000 metric tons of production a year (mtpy) - beginning immediately as a result of uncompetitive power supply to that smelter and overall market conditions.

2008-08-14 12:00:42

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has taken top honors in Social Responsibility, Innovation and Quality, and Corporate Governance in the Steel and Metallurgy category in the annual ranking of the 500 best companies published by Dinheiro, Brazil's leading business magazine.

2008-06-25 15:02:53

One of the largest process control projects in the world undertaken by Alcoa World Alumina and Honeywell, QUASAR (Quality Automation Solutions in Alumina Refining), was awarded Engineers Australia's 2007 National Project Excellence Award in Automation, Control and Instrumentation at an awards ceremony in Melbourne this month.

2008-06-25 12:02:53

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda was elected to the IBM board of directors, effective July 29, 2008. Alain Belda is chairman of Alcoa. Mr.

2008-06-24 12:02:55

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with Vietnam's premier minerals development company, Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin), for cooperation in development of the aluminum industry in Vietnam.


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