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2011-02-03 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for NEM, TGT, RIO, TMO, and RAX. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/020311B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM), Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), Rio...

2010-12-15 10:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business unit of Rio Tinto, launched today its ACSR Twisted Pair (TP) conductors for use in power transmission line applications to reduce galloping due to the formation of ice on the conductor.  Ice galloping of transmission lines results in violent conductor movements that damage transmission towers and hardware. "We have several customers that are located in regions prone to ice formation on their conductor and require this...

2010-12-09 16:05:00

TORONTO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") today announced its third quarter results for the period ending October 31, 2010. Third Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 88% to $140.9 million from $74.8 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year, resulting in earnings from operations of $13.7 million, compared to a loss from operations of $4.9 million for the same quarter...

2010-12-09 08:47:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO), a leading international mining company, is live on its award-winning services procurement platform. "We selected Fieldglass for its superior software as a service platform to assist us with services procurement on a global basis," said Scott Singer, Global Head of Procurement, Rio Tinto. "Throughout our...

2010-11-04 10:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business of Rio Tinto, successfully completed the Green Suppliers Network audit at its Williamsport, PA plant using Clean and Green principles to reduce the environmental impact of its cable manufacturing process.  The project was compatible with Rio Tinto's sustainability goals and existing company initiatives. "We are proud to be listed among the qualified members of the Green Supplier Network," said Jack Miller, President,...

2010-10-27 13:42:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio Tinto Finance (USA) Limited announced today the extension of its previously announced tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its 5.875% Notes due July 15, 2013 (the "2013 Notes"). The Tender Offer, which had been scheduled to expire at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on October 27, 2010, has been extended until 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on October 28, 2010 (the "Expiration Date"). The other terms of the Tender Offer are unchanged....

2010-10-07 11:15:00

PARIS, France, Oct 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Alcan Extrusions and Automotive Structures (EAS), part of Alcan EngineeredProducts - a business unit of Rio Tinto - has completed a major expansion of its production site in Gottmadingen, Germany, after having recorded an impressive level of performance in new business in 2009 for greener car components made of aluminium both for premium and mass production markets. "The fast growing need of...

2010-09-21 09:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business of Rio Tinto, successfully obtained the ISO 9000 international quality management system standard certification for its manufacturing facility located in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. The ISO 9000 quality management system places primary emphasis on prevention, process control, and implementation of procedural management in every quality activity in order to ultimately achieve customer satisfaction. "In daily production and...

2010-09-01 16:01:00

TORONTO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") today announced its second quarter results for the period ending July 31, 2010. Second Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 62% to $153.7 million from $94.8 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year, resulting in earnings from operations of $28.9 million, compared to a loss from operations of $3.9 million for the same quarter...

2010-09-01 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for T, TWX, RTP, STRA, and LIFE. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/090110B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), Rio Tinto plc...


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