Latest Rio Tinto plc Stories

2011-03-29 09:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, March 29 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business unit of Rio Tinto, introduces a new family of track resistant coverings for its aluminum overhead line wire products that protect the conductor from electrical degradation as a result of contact with trees.  These special track resistant cables are used where frequent tree contact is expected. "Alcan Cable's new track resistant overhead line wire products were developed to address a common line maintenance problem our...

2011-03-22 16:00:00

TORONTO, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - 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, 2011. Fourth Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 61% to $215.4 million from $133.7 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year. - For the mining segment, rough diamond sales for the fourth quarter were 30% higher at...

2010-11-04 10:00:00


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").

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 aluminium...

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.

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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).