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August 21, 2014
Alcoa To Sell Bécancour Rod Mill to Sural

Alcoa announced today that it has reached an agreement for Sural Laminated Products of Canada, Inc. to acquire the Bécancour rod mill in Quebec. The intended sale is part of the effort to reposition the Company’s commodity portfolio and achieve its strategic goals of moving down the global alumina and aluminum cost curves.
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June 19, 2014
Alcoa Canada’s Baie-Comeau, Bécancour and Deschambault smelters recognized by Hydro-Québec for their energy consumption optimization efforts

All become Distinction members of the Energy Savers’ Circle with total annual savings of 984 GWh
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June 2, 2014
Alcoa and Phinergy Debut Electric Car with Aluminum-Air Battery at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Alcoa, Phinergy and Quebec Government Start Discussions Regarding Deployment of Aluminum-Air Battery Technology in the Province
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February 25, 2014
Alcoa Reaches Power Agreement to Improve Competitiveness of Québec Smelters, Secure 3,000 Jobs

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) and the Government of Québec have reached an agreement to improve the competitiveness of Alcoa’s three smelters in Québec, securing approximately 3,000 jobs. Under the agreement, Hydro-Québec will renew Alcoa’s power supply contracts for the Bécancour and Deschambault facilities until 2030 and for the Baie-Comeau plant through 2036.
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October 15, 2013
Alcoa releases its Québec sustainability report - Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products has improved its environmental performance and bolstered its commitment to the community while continuing to drive Québec’s provincial and regional economies.

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products (GPP Canada) has released its Outlook on Sustainability 2012. The report is available for review and download at www.alcoa.com/canada.
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Alcoa in the News
September 15, 2014 Alcoa Announces Proposed Public Offering of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
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September 11, 2014 Alcoa Named Sustainability Leader on Dow Jones World Index for Safest, Most Environmentally-Efficient Year on Record
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In addition to the production of primary aluminum, Alcoa Canada operates processing plants serving the aerospace and construction industries. Its facilities and plants are mainly located in Québec and Ontario.

Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products (GPP) is made up of the Baie-Comeau, Bécancour and Deschambault smelters, as well as the Bécancour Rod Plant. These four plants, all of which are ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certified, have an annual production capacity of over one million metric tons of ingots, castings, billets and aluminum rods. GPP Canada employs close to 3,000 people and its activities generate over $1.5 billion in economic spin-offs annually in Québec.

We are also a committed contributor to the Canadian communities in which we operate, providing funds and volunteers for a variety of projects.

 

 

Alcoa in CanadaOutlook on Alcoa Canada Activities


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Environment, Health and Safety

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Outlook on Sustainability 2012Sustainability Report of Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products


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Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products Newsletter (in French Only) 


Summer 2014
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