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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'