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2010-06-15 11:42:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company today announced that its parent company, Rio Tinto, will invest $469 million in the construction of the Eagle nickel and copper project located northwest of the City of Marquette, Michigan (USA) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

2010-06-02 16:16:00

TORONTO, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") today announced its first quarter results for the period ending April 30, 2010. First Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 4% to $114.0 million from $109.6 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year, resulting in earnings from operations of $1.4 million, compared to a loss of $10.1 million in the comparable quarter of the...

2010-04-28 09:59:00

PARIS, France, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Extrusions and Automotive Structures, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto, has received orders from VOLGABUS of Volzhsky, Russia, for 164 units of the EcoRange(R) system for the Moscow and St.

2010-04-21 08:00:00

ATLANTA, GA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - is launching Shi De He Jin(TM) as the new Chinese brand name for its aluminium alloy cables at the EPower Tradeshow in Beijing, People's Republic of China.

2010-03-31 16:59:00

TORONTO, March 31 /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, 2010. Fourth Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 13% to $133.7 million from $118.4 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year. - Rough diamond sales for the fourth quarter were 24% higher at $63.5 million compared to $51.1...

2010-03-17 10:00:00

PARIS, France, March 17 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - has entered into a distribution agreement with Promethean Devices, LLC of Fort Mill, South Carolina, to supply Promethean Real-time, Non-contact Transmission Line Monitoring technology to utility companies and entities building transmission lines in North America.

2010-02-02 10:00:00

PARIS, France, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - announces the launch of their redesigned company website showcasing its aluminum and aluminum alloy cable products, rod and strip, and modular wiring systems.


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