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2008-10-23 12:00:18

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it will reduce production at its Point Comfort, Texas alumina refinery by approximately 25 percent, or a reduction of approximately 550,000 metric tons per year, by the end of November.

2008-10-23 09:00:27

Sterlite Industries (India) Limited ("SIIL" or the "Company") (NYSE:SLT) today announced its results for the second quarter ("Q2") and Half year ("H1") ended 30 September 2008. Highlights -- Attributable PAT up 18% at Rs.

2008-10-13 06:00:33

Alcoa has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bonneville Power Administration for a power contract to supply its Alcoa Intalco Works aluminum smelter through 2028. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) provides the framework for a contract which would begin in October 2011.

2008-10-10 18:00:27

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for a power contract to supply its Alcoa Intalco Works (Ferndale, Washington) aluminum smelter through 2028.

2008-10-02 00:00:17

Alcoa Inc. said Tuesday it will curtail remaining production at its aluminum smelter in Rockdale, Texas, because of an uncompetitive local power supply and overall market conditions, resulting in layoffs of about 660 workers.

2008-10-01 15:00:35

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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.

2008-08-22 15:00:39

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today said it has set dates for the layoff of approximately 300 employees at its Rockdale, Texas, aluminum smelter where the company has idled half of its production. In addition, approximately 100 contract employees will be affected.

2008-08-13 06:00:37

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ABB Limited (India) (BOM:500002) (Bangalore, Karnataka), a division of power and automation technology provider ABB Limited (NYSE:ABB) (Zurich, Switzerland), has secured a $114 million contract from Vedanta Aluminum Limited (Jharsuguda, Orissa), a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED) (London), to provide power and automation products and systems for the expansion project of Vedanta's aluminum smelter plant at Jharsuguda.


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