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All 2004 News Releases

December 31, 2004
Alcoa Receives Final Approvals from the Russian Government To Acquire Samara and Belaya Kalitva Fabricating Facilities from Rusal
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December 30, 2004
Alcoa to Match Employee Donations to Aid Southeast Asia; Initial Grants Already Made to Relief Organizations
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December 30, 2004
Alcoa Transfers Juruti Development Rights to AWAC; Alcoa, Alumina Limited Clarify Mining, Refining in Brazil
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December 22, 2004
Alcoa, Government of Jamaica Agree to Expand Jamalco Alumina Refinery By More Than 1.5 Million Mtpy; AWAC Ownership Moves To 70 Percent
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December 20, 2004
Alcoa Wheels Drive New Ford Designs
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December 20, 2004
Alcoa Announces Executive Appointments
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December 17, 2004
Alcoa Opens First Plant in Egypt to Produce Plastic Closures for Beverage Industry
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December 16, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Invests Nearly $250,000 in Programs to Improve Quality of Life in Guinea; Part of $1 Million Investment Over 4 Years
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December 16, 2004
Alcoa Properties Listed on National Register of Historic Places; North Carolina, Tennessee Properties Deemed Historically Valuable
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December 15, 2004
AFL Automotive To Supply EDS System for Fleetwood RV Models; AFL Transfers Knowledge From Auto and Heavy Truck Markets to Motor Home Market
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December 14, 2004
Alcoa Fastening Systems Awarded Life of Program Contract by Pratt and Whitney
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December 9, 2004
Alcoa Extends its Global Supplier Relationship with Xian Aircraft of China
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December 6, 2004
Frank Feder Named President of Alcoa Latin America
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December 3, 2004
Alcoa Reaches New Labor Agreements with Unions at Two Facilities
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December 2, 2004
Alcoa Begins First Commercial Production of Award-Winning Glass Wine Closure, the Vino-Lok System
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December 2, 2004
Alcoa Sells Alreyven to Topes Y Techos S.A.
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November 24, 2004
Alcoa, Alcan, Republic of Guinea Sign Protocol on 1.5 Million MTPY Alumina Refinery in Guinea; Alcoa Also Updates Alumina Projects in Suriname, Australia and Brazil
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November 23, 2004
New Labor Pact Approved at Alcoa's ABI Smelter
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November 21, 2004
New Labor Pact to End Strike at ABI Smelter Proposed by Conciliator
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November 16, 2004
Alcoa to Build New Anode Plant to Serve Fjardaal in Iceland and Mosjoen in Norway
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November 15, 2004
Alcoa Responds to Below-Market 'Mini-Tender' Offer
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November 12, 2004
Ruth Mack to Run Alcoa Packaging and Consumer Business
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November 8, 2004
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Launches Distribution Partnership with KSP of Korea
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November 1, 2004
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Helps Novartis Introduce Unique Physicians' Sample Packaging
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October 28, 2004
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Manager Honored With National Association of Industrial Technology Award
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October 26, 2004
Alcoa, BHP Billiton to Sell Integris Metals to Ryerson Tull for $660 Million
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October 25, 2004
Alcoa Invests 64 Million Euros in Environment and Technology in Spanish Smelters
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October 20, 2004
Alcoa Realigns Business to Better Serve Global Markets; Creates New Global Primary and Extruded Products Businesses, and North American-European Business for Mill Products
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October 19, 2004
Alcoa Assists in Construction of 2006 Winter Olympic Stadium in Italy
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October 19, 2004
President Bush Signs Historic Land Swap Legislation; Allows Relicensing of 4 Alcoa Dams and Preservation of 10,000 Acres of Land
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October 18, 2004
Airbus, Alcoa Recognize Partnership on the Airbus A380 At Alcoa Howmet Castings in Whitehall, MI.
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October 14, 2004
Alcoa and USWA Resolve 5-Day Notice Issue
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October 8, 2004
Alcoa Unions in Wenatchee Vote To Accept Agreement; Company to Begin Re-Start Efforts at Idle Facility
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October 7, 2004
Alcoa Announces Income from Continuing Operations of $298 Million, or $0.34 per share, in Third Quarter, 2004
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October 6, 2004
Alcoa Welcomes Commerce Department Ruling on Hulett ''Dumping'' Case
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Selected to Provide Spaceframe for Ferrari F430; Continues Collaboration between Two Companies
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Launches Eight New Cast Aluminum Wheels for Automakers
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October 5, 2004
Chrysler Selected Alcoa Aluminum Closure Panels for Four New Programs, Including 2005 Chrysler 300C
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Partners with Visteon on First Commercial Applications of Aluminum ''Slip-in-Tube'' Drive Shaft
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Launches New ''Family'' of Forged Aluminum Wheels for the 2005 Ford Super Duty Truck Line; Alcoa Achieves a New ''Time-to-Market'' Milestone
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Selected by GM to Provide Automotive Castings
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October 5, 2004
Alcoa Opens New Automotive Center in Detroit; Announces Several New Applications; Launches New Automotive Website
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October 4, 2004
Alcoa Volunteers in 25 Countries Work to Improve Global Education and Workplace Skills October 2-10, 2004
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October 1, 2004
Alcoa and Unions Reach Accord On Wenatchee, Saving 400 Jobs
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September 29, 2004
Alcoa And USWA Hold Constructive Meeting To Discuss Grievances; To Meet Again Shortly
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September 27, 2004
Alcoa Plans To Sell Power Generating Rights in Rockdale
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September 24, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Aids Pittsburgh Area Flood Victims; Grants To American Red Cross Chapters Support Relief Efforts
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September 23, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Salutes African American Youth; Grant to the National Urban League for Achievement Month
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September 22, 2004
Alcoa, Earle M. Jorgensen Company and Hoyt USA Score Bull's Eye in Athens
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September 21, 2004
Alcoa Fujikura Automotive Ad Campaign Highlights Offerings to Automakers
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September 21, 2004
Alcoa to be Honored by Brazil Foundation
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September 20, 2004
Alcoa Presents UltrAlloy 6020 at Aluminium 2004 World Trade Fair and Convention in Germany
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September 17, 2004
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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September 16, 2004
Alan Cransberg and Geoff Cromer Assume New Positions in Alcoa Primary Products Organization
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September 15, 2004
Independent Panel of International Judges Names Alcoa 2004 EHS Achievement Award Recipients
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September 14, 2004
Ford Motor Highlights Strength of Alcoa Huckbolt Fasteners in Ad Campaign
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September 14, 2004
Jamalco Refinery to Restart This Week; No Significant Damage from Hurricane Ivan
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September 13, 2004
Alcoa Vice President Mike Coleman Dies in Accident
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September 10, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Aids Jamaica In Anticipation of Hurricane Ivan
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September 10, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Aids Victims of Tropical Storm Gaston
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September 10, 2004
Alcoa Begins Environment Impact Assessment For Proposed Aluminum Smelter in Trinidad and Tobago
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September 9, 2004
Alcoa Provides EPS Guidance for Third Quarter, 2004
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September 7, 2004
Alcoa Selected for Fourth Consecutive Year for Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
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September 7, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Partners To Encourage Entrepreneurism in Youth
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August 27, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Joins In Effort To Help Hurricane Charley Victims
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August 26, 2004
Alcoa Recognized for Innovation in Heavy Trucking Industry
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August 26, 2004
Alcoa Secures Contract for Offshore Petroleum Platform in Brazil
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August 25, 2004
Alcoa to Re-Start Idle Capacity at Massena, NY Smelters; Modernization Key To Massena's Viability; Long-Term Power Contract Needed
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August 24, 2004
Pittsburgh Brewing and Alcoa Team-Up on Launch of First National Beer in an Aluminum Bottle
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August 22, 2004
Alcoa and BHP Billiton Announce Filing of Registration Statement for IPO of Integris Metals
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August 19, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Awards Three-Year Grant to Support the NYC Leadership Academy in Recruiting and Training Principals for the City's Public Schools
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August 18, 2004
Alcoa-Kofem Named Supplier of the Year By Amari Metals Ltd.
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August 17, 2004
Alcoa to Close Northwood, Ohio Facility
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August 17, 2004
USWA Team to Study Grievances from Four Alcoa Plants; Alcoa and USWA to Work Together for Resolution
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August 16, 2004
Alcoa's Regional Sustainability Reports Underscore Commitment
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August 11, 2004
Alcoa Supplies Reynolds Food Packaging Products For Olympic Village
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August 10, 2004
The Christian Children's Fund Receives Alcoa Foundation Grant for Financial Indicator Tool
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August 9, 2004
Alcoa and Newmont Sign Joint Venture to Explore Gold in Suriname; JV Calls For Newmont to Operate, Identify Feasibility by 2010
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August 4, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Awards MentorNet a $100,000 Two-Year Grant to Support Female Engineers and Scientists
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August 2, 2004
Global Kids, Inc. and Alcoa Foundation Partner to Create a Diverse, Globally Aware Workforce
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July 26, 2004
Wenatchee Aluminum Trades Council Leadership Rejects New Labor Contract From Alcoa; 400 Jobs Will Be Lost in Wenatchee, WA
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July 21, 2004
Alcoa Howmet Castings Awarded Long-Term Rolls-Royce Agreement
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July 20, 2004
Alcoa to Expand Sao Luis, Brazil - Alumar - Aluminum Smelter by 63,000 Metric Tons
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July 16, 2004
Alcoa Wheel Products Launches New Customer-Friendly Website
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July 16, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Funds Malaria Prevention Program in Guinea
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July 13, 2004
Alcoa Curtails Production at ABI Facility During Strike
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July 12, 2004
Alcoa Opens Second Plant in China to Produce Plastic Closures for Beverage Industry
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July 12, 2004
Alcoa Sells Brazilian Flexible Packaging Business -- Itaipava -- to Dixie Toga
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July 9, 2004
As Planned, Alcoa Curtails Production from 3 to 2 Potlines at ABI Facility During Strike; Remains Open to Discussions
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July 9, 2004
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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July 9, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Grants Strategic Funding for Hungary As It Integrates into the European Union
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July 8, 2004
Alcoa Breaks Ground on $1.1 Billion Iceland Smelter; Fjardaal Smelter On Track to Make Aluminum in Spring 2007.
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July 7, 2004
Alcoa to Run Plant Despite the Strike; Remains Open to Discussions
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July 7, 2004
Income from Continuing Operations Rises 86 Percent over Year-Ago Quarter; Equals Highest Income in Alcoa's History
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July 7, 2004
Alcoa Creates Global Building & Construction Systems Business; New Unit Combines European B&C Systems and Kawneer N. America; To Be Based in Geneva
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June 30, 2004
Reynolds Consumer Products and Presto Products Voted ''Best in Class'' by Retail Community
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June 29, 2004
Airbus, Alcoa Recognize Partnership on the Airbus A380; Alcoa Adds 100 New Jobs to Meet Increased Demand
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June 28, 2004
Alcoa Halts Modernization Project at Baie-Comeau
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June 28, 2004
Alcoa Sells Initial Cargo Conversion Prototype To Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management LLC
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June 28, 2004
Alcoa Increases Stake in Halco
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June 25, 2004
Alcoa to Host Airbus in Davenport
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June 25, 2004
Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil #1 Brand in 2004 EquiTrend Brand Study
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June 23, 2004
Alcoa Consumer Products Takes Home the Grand Prix with Reynolds Release Non-Stick Grill Foil
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June 22, 2004
Alcoa Foundation Disaster Grant to Help Ebenezer Baptist Church Continue its Services to Community
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June 21, 2004
Alcoa's Lafayette Operations Receives Safety Excellence Recognition from National Safety Council
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June 18, 2004
Alcoa Finalizes Power Supply Agreement to Alumar; Brazilian Upstream Expansions Could Total More Than $1 Billion
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June 16, 2004
Alcoa Automotive Receives 2004 Casting of the Year Award
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June 16, 2004
Alcoa Recognized by U.S. Department of Energy for Best Practices to Reduce Energy Consumption
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June 7, 2004
Alcoa Mill Products Opens Aerospace Service Center in China
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May 27, 2004
Kevin Kramer Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Cast Auto Wheels
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May 25, 2004
Alcoa Lafayette Plant's Safety Program Recognized by MICCS
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May 25, 2004
Beverage Forum Ad Highlights Alcoa's Packaging Solutions
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May 24, 2004
Airbus, Alcoa Salute Increased Jobs from the Assembly of the Airbus A380; Alcoa Adds 250 New Jobs to Meet Demand
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May 24, 2004
Alcoa, Government of Trinidad and Tobago Sign MOU To Build New Smelter
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May 21, 2004
Power Supply Contract for Alumar Awarded to Eletronorte
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May 21, 2004
AFL Automotive to Restructure Mexican Operations
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May 19, 2004
Alcoa's Badin Works Honored for 30 Years of Outstanding Safety Performance
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May 13, 2004
Alcoa, Alcan Sign MOU for Feasibility Study on 1.5 Million mtpy Alumina Refinery in Guinea
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May 10, 2004
Alcoa CEO Alain Belda to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference
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May 10, 2004
Alcoa, Environmental, Regulatory Groups Gather To Sign Historic Agreement
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May 6, 2004
Alcoa to Purchase RUSAL's Samara and Belaya Kalitva Facilities, Expanding Alcoa's Russian Presence
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May 5, 2004
Alcoa World Alumina Australia to Begin Public Consultation Regarding Expansion of Its Wagerup Alumina Refinery in Western Australia
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May 4, 2004
Alcoa Expands Extruded Bar Product Line
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April 29, 2004
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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April 23, 2004
Hronn Petursdottir Joins Alcoa Fjardaal As Human Resource and Community Relations Manager
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April 20, 2004
Alcoa, Chalco Receive Joint Venture Approval
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April 19, 2004
Tifton Aluminum Recognized with Toyota Quality Award
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April 19, 2004
Alcoa CEO Alain Belda Presents at Arabal 2004 in Manama, Bahrain
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April 6, 2004
Alcoa Net Income Rises 135 Percent Over Year-Ago Quarter; Revenue Highest Since 2001
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April 2, 2004
Alcoa Completes Sale of Russellville and St. Louis Foil Facilities to JW Aluminum
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April 1, 2004
Misha Riveros-Jacobson Joins Alcoa as President of Advanced Transportation Systems Business; Alcoa Vice President Rick Milner to Retire
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March 25, 2004
Alcoa Mill Products Achieves Top 10% Global Supplier Status with Nissan North America's Quality Master Award
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March 16, 2004
Alcoa Selected as ''Industry Genius'' For Environmental Achievement
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March 15, 2004
Alcoa Agrees to Sell Russellville and St. Louis Foil Facilities to JW Aluminum
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March 14, 2004
Alcoa Executive Presents at JP Morgan Alumina & Aluminium Summit in Sydney, Australia
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March 12, 2004
Alcoa to Open Extrusion Facility in Northwest Romania
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March 12, 2004
Alcoa Expects Chinese Government Approval of Pingguo Joint Venture; Also Expects Approval of Bohai Expansion Shortly
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March 9, 2004
Alcoa 2003 Sustainability Report Underscores Commitment
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March 9, 2004
AFL Automotive Sourced Australian Program
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March 8, 2004
Alcoa Honors 9 Suppliers for Top UBC Quality; 5 Are Repeat Winners
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March 5, 2004
Alcoa's Home Exteriors Plant in Gaffney Honored for Outstanding Safety Performance
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March 4, 2004
Alcoa Announces Participation with GM on Technology Breakthrough for '04 Chevy Malibu Maxx Lift Gate
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March 2, 2004
Alcoa to Hold Financial Analyst Meeting Tomorrow
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February 27, 2004
Alcoa Completes Sale of Specialty Chemicals Business To Rhone Capital and Teachers' Merchant Bank for $342 Million
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February 26, 2004
Alcoa CSI Launches New Global Website for Closure Solutions
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February 25, 2004
Alcoa Named 'Most Admired' by Fortune Magazine; Named Top Metals Company; Ranks Second Overall in Social Responsibility
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February 24, 2004
Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation Report 2003 Combined Community Investment Highlights Continuing 'More Than Money' Strategy Worldwide
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February 20, 2004
Alcoa Sells Automotive Fastener Unit to Kaminski Holdings Group
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February 19, 2004
Alcoa Sells Its 10% Stake in Alscon
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February 16, 2004
Alcoa Executive Featured in U.S. Dept. of Defense Ad Campaign on Values
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February 6, 2004
Alcoa's Pinjarra Efficiency Upgrade Approved; Alumina Production To Increase By 600,000 mtpy
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January 22, 2004
Alcoa Sets New 3-Year Cost-Savings Challenge; Company Seeks Additional $1.2 Billion in Annual Savings by 2006; Would Bring Total Savings to More Than $3.3 Billion Since 1998
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January 22, 2004
David C. Dobson Joins Alcoa as President of Its Engineered Products Business
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January 16, 2004
Alcoa Named One of the Best Managed Companies by Forbes
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January 16, 2004
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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January 12, 2004
Alcoa Sells Packaging Equipment Business to American Industrial Partners
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January 8, 2004
Alcoa's Massena Smelters Reorganize; 107 Positions to Be Eliminated
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January 8, 2004
Alcoa Fourth Quarter Income from Continuing Operations at $0.39; Up $486 Million from Year-Ago Quarter; Full-Year Up 117 Percent Over 2002
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January 6, 2004
Alcoa Acquires 44 Million Additional Shares In Chalco
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January 5, 2004
Alcoa Selected to Collaborate With Ferrari On Next-Generation Aluminum Space Frame
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