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All 2003 News Releases

December 18, 2003
Alcoa and Greening Australia Partnerships Wins Prime Minister's Excellence Award
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December 17, 2003
Alcoa Foundation Celebrates the Centennial of Flight with Science and Technology Education Initiatives in Alcoa Communities Across the U.S.
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December 4, 2003
Alcoa Wheel & Forged Products' European Plant Wins Hungary Quality Award
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December 3, 2003
Jaguar XJ's Performance Enhanced by Alcoa's Cast Components
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December 1, 2003
Alcoa Makes Award to Pennsylvania's Emergency Management Agency; $100,000 Grant for First Responder Training Made in Ceremony with Gov. Rendell
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December 1, 2003
Alcoa Applauds Preliminary Injury Determination of International Trade Commission in ''6000 Series'' Aluminum Plate Investigation
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November 26, 2003
Latasa Sale To Rexam Completed For Enterprise Value of $462 Million
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November 25, 2003
Alcoa's AWAC Completes 250,000 MT Jamaican Alumina Expansion; Breaks Ground on 250,000 MT Alumina Expansion in Suriname
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November 20, 2003
Alcoa Corporate Safety Director Invited to Join New NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel
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November 18, 2003
Judith L. Nocito Elected Alcoa Corporate Secretary
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November 17, 2003
Alcoa To Open Automotive Center in Michigan
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November 17, 2003
More Than 6,000 Alcoa Volunteers Around the World Are Working to Improve the Environment November 17-22, 2003
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November 6, 2003
AFL and Pacific Insight Awarded Major PACCAR Module Business
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November 6, 2003
Alcoa Announces Agreement to Sell Specialty Chemicals Business
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November 4, 2003
Alcoa Foundation Grants Help Southern California Disaster Relief Organizations
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October 31, 2003
Latasa To Be Sold To Rexam For Enterprise Value of $462 Million
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October 30, 2003
Alcoa Technology Improves New Audi A8 Sedan
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October 27, 2003
Alcoa Kofem Honored With First-Ever Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility Award
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October 21, 2003
Alcoa's AFL Automotive Opens Honduras Operation
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October 20, 2003
AFL Telecommunications Selects Pylon Electronics as Exclusive Canadian Repair Service Center for Fusion Splicing Equipment
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October 16, 2003
Alcoa Files Antidumping Petition Against South African Producer; Hulett Sales at Below-Market Price Damage U.S. Market
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October 15, 2003
Alcoa to Continue Operations at Intalco; Uncertainty About Rates Leads to Cutback
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October 14, 2003
Affected Production at Alumar Smelter Begins To Be Restored
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October 10, 2003
Alcoa To Sponsor The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age Exhibition At the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, Opening October 11th
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October 8, 2003
Alcoa Develops Plastic Closure for Dairy Market
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October 7, 2003
Alcoa's Income From Continuing Operations Rises 40 Percent Over Previous Year's Result
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October 3, 2003
Alcoa Completes Sale of South American PET Business
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October 2, 2003
Alcoa Recognized as Visionary
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September 29, 2003
Alcoa Executive Vice President and Group President Primary Product John Pizzey to Retire; Bernt Reitan Named Successor
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September 26, 2003
Alcoa Postpones Shutdown of Intalco Smelter; Uncertainty on Power Rate Clouds Plant's Future
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September 25, 2003
Brunei Economic Development Board and Alcoa Sign MOU To Study Feasibility of a Brunei Smelter
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September 23, 2003
Alcoa Moves Forward on Three Oaks Mine
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September 22, 2003
Alcoa Publishes Global Safety Performance in Real Time
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September 15, 2003
Alcoa Appoints Klaus Kleinfeld to Board of Directors
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September 15, 2003
Alcoa To Acquire Stake In Aluminium Bahrain Smelter; Will Provide Long-Term Alumina Supply
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September 14, 2003
Alcoa Presents Update on China Operations to Investors
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September 12, 2003
Alcoa Announces Dividend; Will Submit Future Severance Agreements for Shareholder Approval
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September 10, 2003
Alcoa Chosen Again for Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
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September 3, 2003
AFL Telecommunication Recipient of R&D 100 Award for Innovative Product
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September 2, 2003
Reynolds Consumer Products and Presto Products Voted ''Best in Class'' by Retailers
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August 25, 2003
Alcoa's Dura-Bright Wheel Finish Wins RoadStar Magazine's 2002 Most Valuable Product Award
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August 11, 2003
AFL Automotive Receives Volkswagen Award
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August 7, 2003
Alcoa Volunteer Program Doubles in Size in Second Year; Employees Engaged in Over 100 Communities in 20+ Countries, Help Earn Over $1 Million for Local Organizations
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August 6, 2003
Kobe Steel and Alcoa to Refocus Alliance, Expand Joint Development in Automotive Aluminum
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August 5, 2003
AFL Automotive Awarded Volkswagen of Mexico Contract
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August 4, 2003
Alcoa World Alumina & Chemicals, BHP Billiton to Expand Suriname Alumina Refinery by 250,000 Metric Tonnes
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August 1, 2003
Alcoa Completes Acquisition of Interests in South American Operations
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July 30, 2003
Alcoa Prepares for Shutdown of Intalco Smelter
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July 28, 2003
Rudolph Huber to Head Alcoa Global Business Services Group
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July 21, 2003
Electrical Outage Affects Production at Alumar Smelter in Brazil
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July 16, 2003
Alcoa Begins Troutdale Site Restoration
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July 9, 2003
Alcoa Expands Availability of Dura-Bright Wheels into Wide Base Line; Popularity of Non-Corrosive Wheel Has Led to Introduction in Several Truck and Trailer Data Books
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July 8, 2003
Alcoa's Income From Continuing Operations Up 16 Percent Over Sequential Quarter, Revenues Climb 7 Percent
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July 8, 2003
AFL Brazil Honored for Strong Humanitarian Involvement
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July 7, 2003
Alcoa Awarded Preferred Supplier Status by Audi A.G.
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July 3, 2003
Alcoa Takes Steps to Upgrade Pinjarra Alumina Refinery in Western Australia; Upgrade Designed to Increase Capacity by 600,000 Metric Tons
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July 1, 2003
Alcoa Awarded Ford F-150 Pick-up Hood Contract
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June 30, 2003
Alcoa Foundation Helps Fund Chair at Florida A & M University
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June 27, 2003
Alcoa Named Top Auto Supplier by OEMs, Automotive Industries Magazine
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June 26, 2003
Alcoa Appoints Chief Customer Officer; Makes Automotive Appointments
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June 26, 2003
Alcoa CSI Introduces 'XT' Closures Designed to Withstand Extreme Temperature Shifts
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June 23, 2003
AFL Automotive Receives Preferred Supplier Award from PACCAR
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June 19, 2003
Alcoa Foundation Announces International Social Venture/Enterprise Initiative
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June 18, 2003
Alcoa Unveils Strategic Initiative to Develop Advanced Metallic Products for Current and Next-Generation Airliners
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June 17, 2003
Alcoa Howmet Castings Receives JSF Orders
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June 16, 2003
Alcoa Howmet Castings To Supply Two Components for A380; Mil-Handbook-5 Also Accepts New Casting Data for Spring 2004 Publication
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June 13, 2003
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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June 13, 2003
Alcoa Launches New Websites for Yadkin-APGI and Tapoco-APGI
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June 12, 2003
ADVISORY/Alcoa Foundation to Hold First-of-Its-Kind International Social Venture/Enterprise Initiative
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June 10, 2003
Alcoa Aluminum Forged Wheels Featured on Limited Edition Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Tomb Raider
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June 9, 2003
Alcoa Chooses Bechtel and Icelandic Consortium HRV To Build Project in East Iceland
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June 5, 2003
Alcoa Plants 1 Millionth Tree, Reaching Its Goal in Half the Planned Time; Launches New Goal to Plant 10 Million Trees by 2020
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June 2, 2003
Alcoa to Divest South American PET Business
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May 27, 2003
Alcoa Launches New Websites for Primary and Alumina Markets
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May 22, 2003
Alcoa Texarkana Opens New Tube Mills; Customers, Community Leaders, Employees Participate in Dedication Ceremonies
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May 13, 2003
AFL Automotive to Restructure Mexican Operations
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May 7, 2003
Alcoa's Closure Systems International Business Introduces Alco-Lok Liquor Closure Line; Alco-Lok closures deliver superior sealing and tamper-evidence
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May 5, 2003
Alcoa to Acquire Minority Interests in South American Operations
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April 23, 2003
Alcoa To Reduce Production At Its 2 Massena, NY Smelters; High Power Market, Raw Material Prices Lead to Reduction of 60,000 Metric Tons.
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April 23, 2003
Alcoa Rockdale Operations Reduces Employment; Continues to Implement Company's Long-Term, Low-Cost Production Strategy
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April 23, 2003
Alcoa To Curtail Operations at Intalco on September 30, 2003; High Power Prices Undermine Plant's Competitiveness
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April 22, 2003
Alcoa Continues Commitment to Sustainability With Release of 2002 Sustainability Report
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April 21, 2003
Alcoa and Save America's Treasures Announce Funding to Conserve the Last Original Model of World Trade Center
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April 16, 2003
Alcoa Foundation Announces Request for Proposals for Literacy, Employment Programs on the Northside; Allegheny Works Initiative Enters Its Fifth Year
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April 15, 2003
AFL Awarded Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Contract
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April 11, 2003
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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April 10, 2003
AFL Automotive To Be Honored with Subaru President's Award for 2002
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April 9, 2003
Alcoa Announces Clean Air Act Agreement With Government and Citizen Groups
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April 9, 2003
Alcoa Technical Center Celebration of Science and Technology Features Dr. Ming Li, A 2003 Carnegie Science Center Award for Excellence Winner
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April 9, 2003
Alcoa Science and Technology Announces 2003 Alcoa Corporate Technology Award Winners
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April 9, 2003
Alcoa To Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareowners On April 11, 2003 at 9:30 a.m.
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April 7, 2003
Alcoa Grants in Mexico Exceed $1 Million in 2002
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April 4, 2003
Strong Cost Savings Help Offset Higher Energy Prices, Driving Alcoa's Income From Continuing Operations Higher Sequentially and Year-Over-Year
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March 20, 2003
Alcoa Selected to Supply Bombardier Aerospace for Their Regional and Business Jets
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March 19, 2003
Alcoa World Alumina to Increase Production at Point Comfort Facility
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March 18, 2003
Alcoa Finalizes Agreements with Government of Iceland and Landsvirkjun, Iceland's National Power Company, to Build Fjardaal Aluminum Facility
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March 18, 2003
Alcoa & SIE Form New Company to Develop and Market Passenger-to-Freighter Conversions of Large Transport Aircraft
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March 17, 2003
Alcoa Names Dr. Mohammad A. Zaidi Chief Technical Officer; John W. Collins III Becomes Chairman's Counsel
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March 14, 2003
Iceland's Environmental Agency Issues Operating Permit for Alcoa's Fjardaal Plant
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March 12, 2003
Alcoa Honors 16 Suppliers for Top UBC Quality; 6 Are Repeat Winners
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March 11, 2003
Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda to Present at Salomon Smith Barney Conference on March 12, 2003
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March 5, 2003
Alcoa to Invest over $1 Billion to Expand Its Deschambault Aluminum Plant and Create 1,500 Jobs
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March 5, 2003
Iceland's Parliament Approves Alcoa's Fjardaal Plant
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February 28, 2003
Alcoa Continues To Limit Use of Independent Accounting Firm; Did Not Pay For Any Non-Audit Related Services in 2002
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February 26, 2003
Josmar Verillo Named President of Alcoa Latin America; Adjarma Azevedo to Retire as Chairman of Alcoa Aluminio at End of 2003
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February 25, 2003
Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation Report 2002 Combined Community Investment Highlights with 'More Than Money' Strategy Worldwide
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February 20, 2003
Alcoa Increases Investment in Packaging; Alcoa Closure Systems International Expansion Supports Global Packaging Profitable Growth Strategy
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January 15, 2003
Alcoa Announces Personnel Moves
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January 10, 2003
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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January 10, 2003
Alcoa Approves Building New 320,000 mtpy 'Fjaroaal' Aluminum Smelter in Eastern Iceland
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January 8, 2003
Alcoa Acts to Lower Costs, Focus its Portfolio and Increase Long-Term Earnings Power; Announces 4th Quarter Loss Due to One-time Restructuring, Divestiture and Goodwill Charges
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January 6, 2003
Alcoa and General Motors Combine Design, Engineering Talents to Create Cadillac Sixteen Concept Car, an Ultimate Luxury Sedan
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January 3, 2003
Alcoa Publishes 2002 Environment, Health and Safety Report; Safety Record and Dramatic Gains in Global Emissions Reductions Outlined
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