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2012-06-12 06:21:12

ATLANTA, GA, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business unit of Rio Tinto, announced today that Aisha Bajwa, Alcan Cable Field Application Engineer, has been chosen as a 2012 International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) (www.iec.ch) Young Professional by the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the IEC. Ms. Bajwa was selected for her current and potential contribution to the cause of international standardization as it relates to wire and cable products. "On behalf of...

2012-06-06 14:20:20

TORONTO, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") today announced its first quarter Fiscal 2013 results for the quarter ending April 30, 2012. Robert Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated, "We have improved sales, operating margins and profitability in all sectors of our business compared to the equivalent quarter of the prior year. The Diavik mine continues its transition to underground mining while jewelry...

2012-05-14 06:22:58

CHICAGO, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for HD, DOW, BIDU, RIO, and PRGO. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/51120121 (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Baidu Inc....

2012-04-18 06:21:49

THIS PRESS RELEASE CANNOT BE SENT, TRANSMITTED OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTED IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE IT IS IMPERMISSIBLE TO DO SO LONDON, United Kingdom, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Rio Tinto and Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (Ivanhoe) have signed an agreement under which Rio Tinto has agreed to support and provide certain elements of a comprehensive funding package for Ivanhoe that will underpin the development of the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia....

2012-04-09 06:20:28

CHICAGO, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA), Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (NYSE: ACH), Rio Tinto plc. (NYSE: RIO), BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) and AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN). (Logo:...

2012-04-05 10:21:49

TORONTO, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature of Interest in DDMI HWDLP holds an undivided 40% interest in the assets, liabilities and expenses of the Diavik Diamond Mine and the Diavik group of mineral claims. The Diavik Diamond Mine and the exploration and development of the Diavik group of mineral claims is a joint arrangement between DDMI (60%) and HWDLP (40%), and is subject to the risks normally associated with the conduct of joint ventures and similar joint arrangements....

2012-04-05 10:21:23

TORONTO, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW) (NYSE: HWD) (the "Company") today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for the period ending January 31, 2012. Annual Results Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 13% to $702.0 million for the year ended January 2012 compared to $624.0 million for the prior year. This resulted in operating profit of $56.5 million, compared to an...

2012-04-04 14:20:24

TORONTO, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW) (NYSE: HWD) (the "Company") today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for the period ending January 31, 2012. Annual Results Highlights: -- Consolidated sales increased 13% to $702.0 million for the year ended January 2012 compared to $624.0 million for the prior year. This resulted in operating profit of $56.5 million, compared to an...

2012-03-30 06:25:05

CHICAGO, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Autodesk Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO), BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE: BHP) and Vale S.A (NYSE: VALE). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most...

2012-01-17 05:30:00

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") reports that in the fourth calendar quarter of 2011, the Diavik Diamond Mine ("Diavik") recovered (100% basis) 1.6 million carats from 0.6 million tonnes of ore processed.  For the 2011 calendar year, 6.7 million carats of diamonds were recovered from 2.2 million tonnes of ore processed. Although tonnage processed was on target, there was a modest shortfall from the...