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2008-09-02 09:00:30

TORONTO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced that the joint venture has approved an extension and increase to the interim Project budget through September of $30.9 million (including $5 million in additional commitments) of which Global...

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. Alcoa ranked second in the industry's overall ranking. The ranking reflects notable business growth in Brazil. The revenue of the country's 500 largest companies totaled the equivalent of US$913 billion in 2007,...

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. The complex global project was Australian lead, with a project cost of more than A$400 million (over A$150 million just in Australia) and aimed to link seven Alcoa...

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. Belda has a long, distinguished career at Alcoa joining the company nearly 40 years ago in its Brazilian affiliate, Alcoa Aluminio. He was elected a vice president of Alcoa in 1982, executive vice president in 1994, vice chairman in 1995, and president and chief operating officer with responsibility for all of Alcoa's...

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. Under the agreement, Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) - a global alliance between Alcoa and Alumina Ltd, with Alcoa holding 60 percent -- will conduct due diligence, on the acquisition of a 40 percent interest in the 600,000 metric...


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