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All 2005 News Releases

December 21, 2005
Alcoa Fastening Systems Invited to Host Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Benchmarking Event with Lockheed Martin Corporation
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December 14, 2005
Alcoa Receives $12.5 Million Contract to Continue Development of Lightweight Military Ground Vehicles
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December 14, 2005
Alcoa Recognizes Student for Aluminum Intensive Ferrari of the Future
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December 12, 2005
Alcoa Invests More Than $850,000 in U.S. Universities to Promote Diversity in the Workplace
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December 6, 2005
Alcoa Takes Full Ownership in Tianjin Joint Venture
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December 5, 2005
Alcoa Recognized as a Top Green Company by BusinessWeek Magazine and the Climate Group; Alcoa Cited As A Leader In Climate Change Over Past Decade And For Best Management Practices
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December 5, 2005
Alcoa BCS Selects Saatchi & Saatchi as Agency of Record
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December 1, 2005
Alcoa Awarded Contract to Produce Aluminum Castings for Tactical Tomahawk Missile Program
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December 1, 2005
Alcoa Obtains Low-Impact Hydropower Certification; New Upgrades Increase Generating Capacity
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November 28, 2005
Alumar Consortium Starts Up its Aluminum Smelter Expansion in Sao Luis, Brazil
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November 23, 2005
Alcoa to Curtail Eastalco Smelter on December 19 Because of High Power Costs; Company Will Continue To Explore Competitively-Priced, Long-Term Power
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November 22, 2005
Alcan, Alcoa and Government of Guinea Sign Basic Agreement for 1.5 Million Mt Per Year Alumina Refinery in Guinea
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November 17, 2005
First Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions 757-200 Enters Flight Test Program
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November 15, 2005
Alcoa To Appeal Western Australian Stamp Duty Assessment
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November 15, 2005
Alcoa Geoweb(R) Product Used for De-Icing Pad at Cleveland Hopkins Airport; The Geoweb System Provides Environmental and Economic Savings
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November 14, 2005
Alcoa Agrees to Sell Southern Graphic Systems to Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners for $410 Million
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November 14, 2005
Alcoa Realigns Global Extrusion Assets into Two New Business Units to Serve Customers with Global Capacity and Capability; Dobson and Connerton Named to Lead New Units
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November 14, 2005
Alcoa Announces Organization Changes Richard Kelson to Retire; Joe Muscari to Become New CFO; Helmut Wieser to Add Rigid Packaging, Asia to Global Rolled Products Business
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November 14, 2005
Alcoa Announces US$83 Million (Euro 70 Million) Modernization Project in Hungary
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November 10, 2005
Alcoa Building and Construction Group Invests for Growth With New Coil Coating Line; Maintains Focus on Customer Satisfaction
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November 9, 2005
Conservation International with Mining Companies BHP Billiton Maatschappij Suriname and Alcoa Host Workshop on Conserving the Environment in Paramaribo, Suriname
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November 8, 2005
AFL Automotive Recognized by President of Mexico for its Employment Practices
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November 7, 2005
Alcoa, TXU Sign LOI on Power Station for Rockdale Smelter
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October 31, 2005
Alcoa Presents Update on Global Mill Product and Aerospace Strategy to Investors
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October 31, 2005
Halco and Government of Guinea Announce Agreement Regarding Bauxite Rights; Agreement a Watershed To Spur Growth of Alumina Refining in Guinea
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October 27, 2005
Alcoa Packaging and Consumer Group Strategically Aligns Businesses; Aims to Accelerate Growth Through Innovation, Product Development
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October 19, 2005
AFL Automotive Sourced International Truck Wiring Program
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October 18, 2005
Ferrari and Alcoa Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Advanced Spaceframe Technology; Alcoa Also to Open New, Larger Plant in Modena, Italy
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October 17, 2005
More than 6,000 Alcoa Volunteers in 27 Countries Work to Promote Safe and Healthy Children and Families October 15-22, 2005; Alcoa's Worldwide Week of Service--Recognizes and Engages Thousands of Employee Volunteers at Events in More Than 185 Locations Worldwide
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October 13, 2005
Alcoa to Curtail Eastalco Smelter If Power Agreement Can't Be Reached; Company Continues To Work With Government Officials to Seek Power Solution to Save Jobs of More Than 600 Employees
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October 12, 2005
Alcoa-CITIC Joint Venture Inaugurated; Foundation for Global Expansion in Flat Rolled Aluminum Products
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October 10, 2005
Alcoa Announces Income from Continuing Operations of $290 Million or $0.33 per share in Third Quarter 2005
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October 3, 2005
Alcoa Donates Artifacts, Outreach Grant to UNC-Chapel Hill; School Children and Scholars Will Learn about North Carolina's Earliest Inhabitants Through Alcoa Gifts
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October 3, 2005
Alcoa Completes Sale of Four Railroads to RailAmerica for $77.5 Million in Cash; Signs Long-Term Service Agreements for Alcoa Plants
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September 29, 2005
Alcoa Signs Letter of Intent with Seohan Group To Form Automotive Castings Alliance
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September 27, 2005
Alcoa Products Used on Anniversary Edition of Fleetwood's Bounder RV
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September 23, 2005
Alcoa Approves Investments in Brazil That Will Total $1.6 Billion; To Expand World-Class Upstream Operations In Brazil
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September 22, 2005
Alcoa Provides EPS Guidance for Third Quarter, 2005
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September 21, 2005
Alcoa Presents Update on China Operations to Investors
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September 19, 2005
Alcoa's Fastening Systems Business Creates Two New Manufacturing Facilities in China
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September 16, 2005
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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September 15, 2005
Alcoa Receives Highest Ranking on Corporate Governance
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September 8, 2005
China Approves Alcoa-CITIC Joint Venture to Establish Aluminum Rolling Mill; Alcoa to Invest in Expansion
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September 6, 2005
Power Failure Disrupts Wenatchee, WA Production
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September 3, 2005
Alcoa Contributes US$1.3 Million to Build State-of-the-Art Sports Facility in East Iceland
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September 2, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Pledges Initial $220,000 Contribution to Help Non-Profits in Response to Hurricane Katrina; Matches Alcoa Employee Donations to the American Red Cross
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September 2, 2005
Alcoa Launches Offer to Purchase Approx. $11 Million Stake Remaining in Russian Facility From Minority Shareholders
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September 1, 2005
Alcoa Announces Recipients of 2005 EHS Achievement Awards
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August 31, 2005
Alcoa Automotive Castings Wins Supplier of the Year Award from Delphi
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August 29, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Awards $300,000 Grant to Leifur Eiriksson Foundation for Iceland/U.S Scholarship Program
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August 24, 2005
Alcoa to Grant Conservation Easements to Nature Conservancy
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August 18, 2005
Alcoa Named One of Top 50 Employers for Minorities
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August 18, 2005
Alcoa Named Supplier of the Year by Tracker Marine -- World's Largest Aluminum Boat Manufacturer
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August 15, 2005
Alcoa Mill Products Maintains Top Supplier Status with Nissan North America's Quality Master Award
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August 10, 2005
Alcoa Provides Lightweight Aluminum Components and Wiring System for New GM Z06 Corvette
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August 8, 2005
Alcoa Lafayette Operations Receives Safety Achievement Award
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August 4, 2005
Alcoa, Government of the Republic of Ghana Agree to Re-Start Valco Smelter
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August 2, 2005
Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Alcoa as President, Primary Growth
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July 26, 2005
Alcoa Fuels NASA's Return to Flight with Space Shuttle Discovery; Alcoa Employee Honored at Space Shuttle Launch
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July 25, 2005
Alcoa Foundation, Alcoa and The Andy Warhol Museum Partner to Present Premier, Multi-City Russian Tour of Ground-Breaking Warhol Exhibition; Tour Reaches Communities Surrounding Alcoa's Newest Facilities in Russia as well as Centers of Russian Art
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July 22, 2005
Alcoa Investing $375 Million for Warrick, IN Facilities
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July 21, 2005
Alcoa Recognized By Ferrari With President's Award; Announces Sponsorship of Global Design Competition For Future Ferraris and 612 Scaglietti Tour of China
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July 20, 2005
Alcoa, Gov. of Jamaica To Expand Jamalco Alumina Refinery, Doubling Its Capacity; Investment To Come When Agreement on Natural Gas for Jamaica Finalized
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July 18, 2005
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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July 13, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Invests in Temple University's Educational Program for Judges in China
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July 12, 2005
Alcoa Fastening Systems Awarded Multi-Year Contract By Lockheed Martin Corporation
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July 7, 2005
Alcoa Announces Highest Quarterly Income and Revenue in Company's History
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July 6, 2005
Reynolds Wrap(R) Aluminum Foil #1 in Overall Brand Equity in Spring 2005 EquiTrend(R) Brand Study
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June 30, 2005
AFL Automotive Enters Marine Market; Supports Engine Control Module Packages from EControls
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June 29, 2005
Alcoa Second Quarter Earnings Date and Conference Call
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June 28, 2005
Alcoa Showcases Technological Advancements at 7th European Automotive Lightweight Conference
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June 27, 2005
Alcoa AFL Czech Wins VW Group Quality Award; Obtains New Skoda Contract
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June 23, 2005
Alcoa Provides Additional Details on Significant Second Quarter 2005 Events
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June 21, 2005
Alcoa Appoints James Owens, Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., to Board of Directors
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June 20, 2005
Alcoa Takes Full Ownership in Shanghai Joint Venture
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June 15, 2005
Alcoa Forecasts Aluminum to be Greenhouse Gas Neutral by 2017; First Industry in the World to Establish Claim
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June 15, 2005
Alcoa to Supply Airbus A380F and Airbus A350 with High-Performance Sheet and Plate Metallics
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June 14, 2005
Alcoa Fastening Systems Partners with University of Michigan to Produce a Next-Generation Solar Vehicle
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June 7, 2005
Alcoa to Expand Aerospace Sheet/Plate Production by 50% to Capture Growth Opportunities
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June 7, 2005
Alcoa Achieves Aerospace Metallics Breakthrough: Can Reduce Weight and Cost of Aerospace Metallics by 20%
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June 2, 2005
Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation Sponsor First-Ever Comprehensive U.S. Exhibition of Russian Art
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June 1, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Partners with Morehouse College; Invests in First-Ever Oprah Winfrey South African Leadership Project
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May 27, 2005
Ricardo Belda to Oversee Alcoa Global Extrusions Business
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May 24, 2005
Alcoa Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Stewardship and Energy Conservation
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May 19, 2005
Alcoa to Close Hawesville, KY Automotive Casting Facility
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May 18, 2005
Alcoa to Invest $45 Million to Supply Coal to Power Warrick, IN Smelter
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May 16, 2005
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Receives Supplier Award from Philip Morris
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May 13, 2005
Alcoa Participates in the World's First Carton Packaging Recycling Plant Using Innovative Plasma Technology; The Plasma Process Separates Aluminum and Plastic, Components of the Aseptic Package
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May 12, 2005
Alcoa Facility in Alberta Recognized as a Safety Leader; Invited to Serve as an Alberta Health and Safety Mentor
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May 11, 2005
Alcoa Wheel Products Facility in Collingwood Receives Plant Manager's Award from Honda
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May 10, 2005
Alcoa Opens New Automotive Development Center in Czech Republic
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May 9, 2005
Alcoa Announces $37 Million Investment in Belaya Kalitva Plant In Russia; Plant To Begin Producing Wheels for N. American Automotive OEMs
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May 6, 2005
Alcoa Executive Vice President and CFO Richard B. Kelson To Address Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference
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May 6, 2005
Alcoa Announces Plans to Close Elyria, OH Plant
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May 5, 2005
Alcoa, Government of Jamaica To Expand Jamalco Alumina Refinery By 150,000 MTPY; 1st Phase of 1.5 Million MTPY Expansion, Doubling Jamalco
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May 4, 2005
Alcoa Fastening Systems Announces the Opening of Logistics Center in Shanghai
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April 29, 2005
AFL Automotive Launches New Retail Website for Internet Customers
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April 27, 2005
Alcoa Helps the Airbus A380 Make Its First Flight
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April 25, 2005
Three Alcoa Executives Appointed to New Positions
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April 25, 2005
Alcoa Media Advisory: Airbus First Flight
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April 22, 2005
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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April 18, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Sponsors Non-Profit Summit for Region's Leaders
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April 14, 2005
Alcoa Opens New Facility In North Carolina; $6 Million Investment Adds 75 Jobs and Expands Local Tax Base
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April 14, 2005
Alcoa Netherlands Aluminum Extrusions Featured on Popular U.S. Television Program
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April 13, 2005
Alcoa Recipient of First-Ever Corporate Park Achievement Award from U.S. National Parks Conservation Association for Land Preservation
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April 12, 2005
Alcoa Wins Contract to Supply Plastic Closures to The Kroger Company
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April 6, 2005
Alcoa Announces First Quarter 2005 Revenues of $6.3 Billion, Income From Continuing Operations of $273 Million, or $.31 a Share; Strong Results Despite Negative Impacts from Elkem Tax, Restructuring, and Russian Investments Totaling $0.09 per Share
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April 4, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Funds International Design Competition for a Footbridge Across the Ohio River
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April 1, 2005
Bimal Kalvani Named President of Alcoa Flexible Packaging
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March 31, 2005
Alcoa Completes Acquisition of AFL Automotive Business
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March 31, 2005
Alcoa Honors 10 Suppliers for Top UBC Quality; Five Are Repeat Winners
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March 29, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Funds The New York City Debut of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
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March 22, 2005
Alcoa to Tender Its Elkem Shares for Significant Gain; Company to Take 1st Quarter 2005 Restructuring Charges
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March 18, 2005
Alcoa 2004 Sustainability Report Details Corporate Social Responsibility
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March 17, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Invests $100,000 in Suriname's Only University; Part of $1 Million Investment in Suriname Over the Last Five Years
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March 14, 2005
Alcoa CSI Introduces ''X-Tech'' Training for Bottlers Facing Extreme Temperature Conditions
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March 8, 2005
Alcoa Restructures Salaried Workforce in the Quad Cities
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March 7, 2005
Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda Opens National Manufacturing Week and Aluminum Association Spring Meeting
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March 3, 2005
Alcoa Employees Selected as Earthwatch Fellows
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March 2, 2005
Alcoa Expands Supplier Relationship with Shanghai Aircraft of China
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February 28, 2005
Alcoa's AWAC Completes 250,000 MT Alumina Expansion in Suriname
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February 25, 2005
Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation Report Combined Investment of $28.8 Million in Alcoa Communities Worldwide
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February 22, 2005
Alcoa Named ''Most Admired'' Metals Company by FORTUNE Magazine; Ranks in Top Ten of All Companies in Four Categories; Named to FORTUNE ''Hall of Fame''
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February 15, 2005
Alcoa-Lingotes Castings to be Sold
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February 7, 2005
Alcoa Wheel Products European Plant Wins Hungarian National Quality/Excellence Award
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February 4, 2005
Alcoa Provides Pathway to Super Bowl XXXIX
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February 3, 2005
Alcoa Foundation Invests Approximately US$375,000 in Programs to Improve Quality of Life in Jamaica in 2004; Foundation's Five-Year Investment in Jamaica Nears US$1 Million
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January 31, 2005
Alcoa Completes Acquisition of Russian Fabricating Facilities in Samara and Belaya Kalitva from RUSAL
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January 28, 2005
Alcoa Named One of the Top Three Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
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January 26, 2005
Alcoa and Government of the Republic of Ghana Sign MOU to Create Integrated Aluminum Industry; Valco Smelter Will Re-Start, Expedited Timetable for Alumina Refinery and Bauxite Mine
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January 20, 2005
Alcoa Begins North America Production of Award-Winning Wine Closure, the VinTegra System
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January 19, 2005
Alcoa Welcomes Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Decision to Relicense Hydroelectric Project; Approval Protects Thousands of Jobs and Preserves Pristine Land
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January 17, 2005
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Offers Textile Manufacturers New Application for Reynolon 7011 Film
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January 14, 2005
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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January 10, 2005
Alcoa Announces Full-Year Income from Continuing Operations of $1.4 Billion, or $1.60 per share; Highest Annual Revenue and Second Highest Profitability in the Company's History
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January 4, 2005
Alcoa, Fujikura Sign Letter of Intent: Alcoa to Own AFL Auto; Fujikura to Own AFL Telecommunications
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January 4, 2005
Alcoa, BHP Billiton Complete Sale of Integris Metals To Ryerson Tull for $644 Million
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