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2008-09-15 21:00:21

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer L. Patrick Hassey provided an update on the amount of shares of common stock repurchased through ATI's share repurchase program. Mr. Hassey's comments were made during his presentation today at the Bank of America Investment Conference in San Francisco, CA. "We have a balanced approach toward deploying ATI's strong cash flow to create long-term value for our shareholders," Pat Hassey said. "We...

2008-08-03 03:00:20

By Brady, M P Yamamoto, Y; Santella, M L; Maziasz, P J; Pint, B A; Liu, C T; Lu, Z P; Bei, H A new family of alumina-forming au.slenitic stainless steels is under development at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for structural use in aggressive oxidizing environments at 600-900[degrees]C. Data obtained to date indicate the potential to achieve superior oxidation resistance compared to conventional Cr^sub 2^O^sub 3^- forming iron- and nickel-based heat-resistant alloys, with creep strength...

2008-08-03 03:00:20

By Ciulik, J It has been an exciting year in refractory metals. We had a very interesting symposium at the TMS 2008 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Our "Refractory Metals 2009" symposium covered three areas: processing of refractory metals, characterization of refractory metals, and properties of refractory metals. Twenty-three presentations in three sessions made the symposium this year the largest and best attended we have had since I began attending refractory metals symposia (in 2002)....

2008-08-01 12:00:54

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2008, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2008. Building the World's Best Specialty Metals Company(TM) Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is one of the largest and most diversified specialty metals producers in the world with revenues of $5.5 billion during...

2008-07-23 21:00:33

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - Mining giant Anglo American has discussed the possibility of launching operations in Russia with officials form the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology. Russian Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergei Donskoy held a working meeting with Anglo American's Senior Executive Vice President for Business Development Paul Cahill to discuss the corporation's investment in the Russian mining sector, the Natural Resources Ministry's press...

2008-07-21 12:00:58

Sarissa Resources, Inc. ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRSR) is pleased to announce the assay results from chip samples taken from the adit into the main D Zone deposit carried out in June, 2008, on its 100% owned Nemegosenda carbonatite project located in Northern Ontario. The results from all 15 samples taken and assayed confirm the presence of niobium mineralization, tantalum mineralization and rare earth elements ("REE") mineralization within the deposit. The samples were taken over a...

2008-07-14 06:00:29

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) expects second quarter 2008 earnings to be in the range of $1.65 to $1.67 per share, including a $0.11 per share one-time net tax benefit. ATI had previously said that it expected second quarter earnings to be somewhat higher than the $1.40 per share achieved in the first quarter 2008. "ATI is benefiting from the ongoing transformation of the Company, and our product, market, and geographic diversification," said L. Patrick Hassey, Chairman,...

2008-07-11 12:00:50

ATI (NYSE:ATI) will provide live Internet listening access to its conference call with investors and analysts scheduled for July 23, 2008 at 1 p.m. ET. The conference call will be conducted after the Company's planned release of second quarter 2008 results. The conference call will be broadcast at www.alleghenytechnologies.com. To access the broadcast, go to the home page and select "Conference Call". In addition, the conference call will be broadcast through CCBN.com. Replay of the...

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Sarissa Resources, Inc., ("the Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRSR) is pleased to provide this update on progress on its Nemegosenda carbonatite property in Northern Ontario. -- Sarissa has completed the purchase of the 7 patented mining claims comprising the property, consisting of approximately 2,000 acres. Full title has now been transferred to Sarissa. The total purchase price was $380,000 of which Sarissa has paid $75,000 to date, as per the purchase agreement, and given back...

2008-07-01 15:00:49

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announced that its Engineering Systems Division has entered into a supply agreement for its market leading solar silicon melting and crystallisation furnace systems. Under this agreement, AMG has received the first purchase order, which is valued in excess of $90 million. "This contract with a long-term customer is the largest order in the Engineering Systems Division's history. We continue to focus...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.