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2010-08-16 13:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business of Rio Tinto, announced today it has been granted qualification by CTC Cable - a subsidiary of Composite Technology Corporation - to manufacture ACCC(R) conductor.

2010-08-11 10:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a unit of Rio Tinto, recently received international recognition for its newly designed website by The 2010 International Business Awards, also known as The Stevie Awards.

2010-08-03 13:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business of Rio Tinto, announced today that it will consolidate its cable production facilities to improve the performance of its cable business.

2010-07-24 05:26:00

PARIS, France, July 24 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Global Aerospace Transportation and Industry (Alcan Global ATI), part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - announced today that employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 5668 at its aluminum rolling mill in Ravenswood, West Virginia, have ratified a new two-year agreement.

2010-07-21 08:31:00

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for EBAY, RTP, NVDA, JCP, and RSH. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/072110A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: eBay Inc.

2010-07-20 00:40:00

PARIS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Global Aerospace Transportation and Industry (Alcan Global ATI), part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto, announces that it has signed a contract agreement with Airbus through to 2020 to supply AIRWARE(TM), aluminum-based technology, for the A350 XWB.

2010-07-01 09:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, July 1 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - unveiled today its new STABILOY(R) FeederPlex HS(TM) XHHW-2 and STABILOY(R) WIDESTRIPE HS(TM) XHHW-2 aluminum alloy feeder cable products as high speed wiring solutions for use in commercial, institutional and industrial building applications.

2010-06-16 13:52:00

MONTREAL, June 16 /PRNewswire/ - Landsvirkjun, the Icelandic power utility, and Rio Tinto Alcan have successfully concluded negotiations on a renewed power contract for Alcan Iceland Ltd's aluminium smelter in Straumsvik, Iceland. The new contract runs to the year 2036 whereas the current contract could be extended to 2024 based on Landsvirkjun and Rio Tinto Alcan reaching an agreement by 2014. The new contract also provides for 75 MW of additional power, which is one of the conditions needed...


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