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2009-11-18 10:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - hosted a grand opening ceremony today for its recently commissioned aluminium alloy cable manufacturing facility located in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. Attending the ceremony were prominent Chinese government officials and Alcan Cable Management. "With localised production capabilities, Alcan Cable can now provide high quality, innovative cable solutions, and outstanding...

2009-11-10 07:30:00

Stock Market Symbols GIB.A (TSX) GIB (NYSE) www.cgi.com/newsroom MONTREAL, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business processing services, announced today that it has signed a three-year application support services contract with Rio Tinto. The contract includes a renewal option of two supplementary periods of one year each. CGI will maintain Rio Tinto Alcan's application portfolio that...

2009-10-19 09:39:00

PARIS, France, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Extruded Products, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - is pleased to announce today that it is supplying all of the aluminium extrusions, sheets and joining elements for the production of 200 new, low floor city buses for the city of Penang, Malaysia. Rapid Penang will be the first major transit company in Malaysia to operate a fleet of buses with the EcoRange(R) body structure system from Rio Tinto Alcan. The first of...

2009-10-07 02:00:00

PARIS, France, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Extruded Products, part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - will supply SBS Transit, Singapore's main public transport company, with aluminium extrusions, sheets, and joining elements for 600 additional low CO2 emission Scania city buses featuring the Alcan EcoRange(R) body structure system. "This new order means that around 50 per cent of SBS Transit's total bus fleet, or 1100 Scania buses, will use our unique EcoRange(R)...

2009-10-05 12:02:00

PARIS, France, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Engineered & Automotive Solutions (EAS), part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - has signed an agreement with Changchun Engley Automobile Parts Co. Ltd. (Engley) to create a joint venture (JV). The JV company will be based in the northeastern Chinese city of Changchun with a second manufacturing plant located in Kunshan, close to Shanghai, to serve several OEMs in both the northern and southern regions of China. Alcan...

2009-09-10 16:15:00

TORONTO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE: HWD) (the "Company") today reported second quarter results for the period ended July 31, 2009. The Company recorded a consolidated net loss of $24.5 million or $0.32 per share for the quarter, compared to net earnings of $49.9 million or $0.81 per share in the second quarter of the prior year. The consolidated net loss for the quarter was significantly impacted by a net foreign exchange loss primarily...

2009-08-18 16:31:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A Michigan administrative law judge today affirmed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (MDEQ) decision to issue two permits to the Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company for its proposed Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The determination is the most recent in a series of favorable legal decisions, and moves the Eagle mine project closer to construction, which will require hundreds of local workers. The State...

2009-08-18 00:13:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Amcor has offered to acquire parts of Alcan Packaging for US$2025 million from Rio Tinto. The Alcan Packaging businesses which Amcor has agreed to acquire include: Alcan Packaging Global Pharmaceuticals, Alcan Packaging Food Europe, Alcan Packaging Food Asia and Alcan Packaging Global Tobacco. The combined company will be one of the world's leading packaging companies with significant breadth of expertise, products and services. As at June...

2009-07-31 08:31:00

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for JNJ, PBR, RTP, JCP, and TIF. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/073109B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE: PBR), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP),...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

MONTREAL, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, and Procter Gamble (P G) were honoured with a top prize for their Prilosec OTC(R) Pack at the 21st DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry's first sustainable packaging virtual event. "Alcan Packaging has a long-standing relationship with P G, and this awards is the result of working in partnership to develop more sustainable products that help improve peoples' lives," said Michael Rubenstein,...


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