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All 2006 News Releases

December 27, 2006
Alcoa and UAW Local 1050 Reach Labor Agreement
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December 24, 2006
Alcoa and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement
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December 4, 2006
Alcoa Fastening Systems Qualifies SAE AS5550 Fluid Fitting
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December 1, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Calls for Global Action on Sustainability and Conservation
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November 30, 2006
Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Present at Desjardins Securities Materials Conference
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November 29, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Calls for Global Action on Sustainability
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November 29, 2006
Alcoa Howmet's Morristown, Tennessee Facility Expands Capacity
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November 22, 2006
Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Flexible Packaging
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November 21, 2006
Alcoa to Re-Position Downstream Operations; Will Create Soft Alloy Extrusion JV with Orkla ASA's SAPA; Restructure Upstream and Downstream Operations
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November 21, 2006
Alcoa Chairman and CEO to Speak at Bear Stearns Commodities and Capital Goods Conference
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November 20, 2006
China Conference: Alcoa Investor Webcast on China
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November 16, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Donates $100,000 to Gettysburg Foundation
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November 15, 2006
Alcoa and GCC/IBT Reach Labor Agreement
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November 15, 2006
New Yale University Study Shows How Alcoa Encourages Employee Use of Preventive Care Services to Improve Health While Helping Control Costs
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November 15, 2006
Alcoa Names Joseph R. Lucot Vice President - Corporate Controller; New Corporate Officers Elected
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November 14, 2006
Alcoa Announces Charles D. McLane, Jr. to Become New Chief Financial Officer; Current CFO Joe Muscari to become Chairman and CEO of Minerals Technologies
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November 12, 2006
Alcoa Reaches Labor Agreement With International Association of Machinists in Cleveland
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November 10, 2006
Alcoa Howmet's Ti-Cast Operation Wins Casting Contest Award
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November 10, 2006
Ferrari Panamerican 20,000 Stops in Pittsburgh
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November 7, 2006
Alcoa and GCC/IBT Reach Labor Agreement
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November 7, 2006
Alcoa and UAW Local 1050 Fail to Reach Labor Agreement
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November 6, 2006
Alcoa Vice President Robert Alexander Retires; Walter Frankiewicz Joins Alcoa as President, AFL Automotive
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November 2, 2006
Alcoa Wheels Standard for Volvo Trucks North America
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November 1, 2006
Alcoa Wheel Products Announces New Mack Contract Extension
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October 31, 2006
Alcoa Completes Sale of Home Exteriors Business to Ply Gem Industries
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October 31, 2006
Alcoa Teams With Jay Leno's Big Dog Garage and GM Advanced Design on Leno's New EcoJet
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October 30, 2006
Ferrari Joins Alcoa in Opening New Spaceframe Manufacturing Plant
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October 30, 2006
Alcoa KAMA and Cereplast Announce Proposed Production of Sustainable Thermoformable Extruded Sheet
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October 25, 2006
The All-New Alcoa Xtra-Lok ''mini'' Beverage Closure: A New Short Height Design That Delivers Big for Soft Drink Bottlers
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October 24, 2006
Alcoa Names Ingrid Muehlboeck President, European Mill Products
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October 19, 2006
Alcoa's Hungary Operations Named Most Efficient Based on Financial Measure
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October 18, 2006
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions 757-200ASF Receives FAA STC
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October 18, 2006
Alcoa Wheel Products Unveils Mobile Marketing Campaign
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October 17, 2006
Prestigious Supplier Credential - Alcoa Wheel Products Celebrates Finalist Status for 2007 Automotive News PACE Award
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October 16, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Supports Better Housing Coalition Sustainable Home Development Project
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October 13, 2006
Alcoa Initiates New Awards Program for Truckload Carriers
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October 10, 2006
Alcoa Announces 3rd Quarter 2006 Income from Continuing Operations of $540 Million, or $0.62 Per Share, up 89% from Year Ago
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October 4, 2006
Alcoa Receives Top Marks in Corporate Governance and Ethics
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October 3, 2006
Alcoa Launches 2006 Worldwide Month of Service to Make Global Impact; Thousands of Employees to Volunteer in Communities Around the World
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September 30, 2006
Alcoa Adds 170 Jobs to Support Re-Start of Second Potline at Pacific Northwest Smelter
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September 27, 2006
Alcoa Forms Chinese Automotive Casting Alliance with SMW Automotive Hong Kong
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September 26, 2006
Alcoa Celebrates Official Opening of Its First Manufacturing Facility in Bulgaria; Completes First Community Enhancement Project
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September 25, 2006
Alcoa Signs Agreement to Sell Home Exteriors Business to Ply Gem Industries
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September 22, 2006
Alcoa Wins National Award for Land Reclamation
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September 19, 2006
Alcoa Intalco Works Presented with Corporate Wildlife Stewardship Award
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September 15, 2006
Alcoa Announced Dividend
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September 14, 2006
Australian Government Gives Environmental Approval to Alcoa's Wagerup Alumina Refinery Expansion Project; Wagerup is the Most Environmentally Advanced Alumina Refinery in the World
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September 12, 2006
Kawneer Wins ''Glass Magazine's'' ''Crystal Achievement Award''; Honored for ''Most Innovative, Comprehensive Marketing Program''
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September 11, 2006
Alcoa Backs Commitment to Strength of Forged Alloy Wheels with New Warranty
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September 6, 2006
Alcoa Selected Again for Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
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September 6, 2006
Alcoa AFL Automotive and Altair Nanotechnologies to Jointly Develop High Performance Battery Pack System; Nano-Titanate Battery Has Key Advantages over Conventional Lithium Batteries
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September 5, 2006
Alcoa Fastening Systems Introduces Fast, Global Quotes Online
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August 29, 2006
Alcoa's Hungary Operation Ships First Order of Turbine Airfoils
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August 24, 2006
William Coad Joins Alcoa as President of Reynolds Food Packaging Business
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August 24, 2006
Alcoa Wheel Products Introduces New Dura-Bright(R) Wheels With XBR(TM) Technology; Now Even Brighter, Wheels Still Clean With Just Soap and Water
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August 23, 2006
Alcoa Sponsors Ferrari Panamerican 20,000; The 84-Day Test Drive of the 599 GTB Fiorano Travels 16 Countries in South, Central and North America; Fiorano has an Alcoa Aluminum Space Frame
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August 16, 2006
Alcoa Foundation and Mercy Ships Partner In New Youth Health Center in Ghana
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August 15, 2006
Alcoa Packaging Receives DuPont Silver Award for its Barilla Restaurant Sauce Creations(TM) Shrink Sleeve Packaging
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August 14, 2006
Alcoa AFL Automotive and Maxwell Technologies Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Cold Start System for Commercial Vehicles; Ultracapacitors' Burst Power Capabilities Improve Starting Performance, Extend Battery Life
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August 9, 2006
Stakeholders Reach Agreement in Principle on the Future of the Yadkin Project
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August 8, 2006
AFL Automotive to Restructure Mexican Operations
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August 2, 2006
Alcoa Vino-Seal(TM) Wine Closure Gains Popularity with Wineries; Leal Vineyards Easily Integrates Alcoa's Glass Stopper into its Bottling Line; Nearly 500 Wineries Worldwide Use the Innovative Closure
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July 31, 2006
Alcoa Secures Five-Year Power Supply for Intalco Smelter in Pacific Northwest
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July 21, 2006
Alcoa Materials Management Selects Preferred Scrap Suppliers for 2006
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July 18, 2006
Alcoa Wheel Products Showcases Fuel Savings Solutions at Efficient Diesel Workshop; Aluminum 14-Inch Wide Base Wheels Provide Significant Weight and Fuel Savings
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July 17, 2006
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions Signs Agreement With American Airlines to Convert 757-200 to Cargo Configurations
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July 14, 2006
Alcoa Announced Dividend
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July 12, 2006
Revamped Reynolds Kitchens Website Includes Recipes and Other Ease-of-Use Features
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July 10, 2006
Alcoa Announces Highest Quarterly Income and Revenue in Company History
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June 29, 2006
Alcoa Takes Full Ownership of Intalco and Eastalco Smelters in Washington and Maryland; Signs Agreements For NW Power
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June 28, 2006
Reynolds Wrap(R) Aluminum Foil Ranked #1 in Overall Brand Equity Third Year in a Row in EquiTrend(R) Brand Study
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June 27, 2006
AFL Automotive Supplying Wire Harnesses to Powersports Market
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June 26, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Supports Use of Biodiesel in Washington; Agricultural Community to be Invited to Seminars Promoting Benefits of Sustainable, Alternative Fuel
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June 26, 2006
Alcoa Establishes Aluminum Wheel Products Office in South Africa; Names Managing Director
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June 23, 2006
Alcoa Master Contract Agreement Ratified By USW
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June 20, 2006
Alcoa Recognized with Nation Quality Award of Chile; The Award is Comparable to the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
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June 15, 2006
Alcoa Recognized for Global Vision and Stewardship
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June 14, 2006
Alcoa To Hold Investor Day for Securities Analysts
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June 13, 2006
Alcoa Foundation and Riverlife Task Force Announce Winner in West End Pedestrian Bridge Design Competition
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June 8, 2006
Alcoa and DuPont Collaborate on New Hurricane-Resistant Architectural Panel System
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June 8, 2006
Alcoa Introduces New Hurricane-Resistant Architectural Panel System; Withstands Hurricane Force Winds and Wind-Borne Debris
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June 7, 2006
Alcoa Foundation Invests in Innovative Land Conservation Program; Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Receives $240,000
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June 6, 2006
Alcoa and Nike Team up to Form Licensing Partnership for New Nike Premium Baseball Bats
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June 1, 2006
Alcoa and USW Reach Tentative Labor Agreement
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May 26, 2006
Alcoa Names Two to New Positions in China
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May 15, 2006
Alcoa Donates 20 Million ISK (US$280,000) to Projects in Skaftafell and Jokulsar-Canyon Iceland
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May 12, 2006
Alcoa Packaging Receives GAA Award for its Shrink Sleeve Printing
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May 12, 2006
Alcoa Names Huber President - Alcoa European Region
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May 10, 2006
Alcoa's Howmet Operation in Michigan Installs New Furnace Equipped with Latest Control Technology
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May 10, 2006
Whitehall Lane Winery Selects Alcoa Vino-Seal(TM) Glass Closures for its 2003 Reserve Cabernet Bottling; First Commercial Use of New Alcoa Designed Glass Wine Closure
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May 9, 2006
Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions Selected to Appear on ''The Global Learning Series''
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May 8, 2006
Alcoa's Lafayette Operations Receives Occupational Excellence Achievement Award for Safety Excellence from National Safety Council
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May 5, 2006
Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference
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May 4, 2006
Alcoa Releases Sustainability Highlights; Launches New Sustainability Website; Online Report Delivers Current, Detailed Information; Reinforces Commitment
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May 2, 2006
Presto Products Named Store Brands Supplier of the Year
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April 28, 2006
Paul Thomas to Lead Alcoa Packaging and Consumer Products Business
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April 26, 2006
Alcoa Opens First Plant in Bulgaria to Produce Consumer Products
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April 24, 2006
Alcoa World Alumina Signs MOU with Vinacomin for Bauxite, Alumina Refinery Joint Venture
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April 24, 2006
Alcoa Packaging & Graham Packaging Announce Preferred Partnership Agreement to Provide Enhanced Container Solutions
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April 21, 2006
Alcoa Announced Dividend
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April 18, 2006
Alcoa to Broadcast Annual Meeting of Shareowners on Internet at 9:30 a.m. April 21, 2006
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April 13, 2006
Alcoa to Sell Home Exteriors Business
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April 10, 2006
Alcoa Announces 1st Quarter 2006 Income from Continuing Operations of $615M, or $0.70 Per Share
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April 10, 2006
Alcoa Acquires 70% Stake in Aluminum Brazing Sheet Facility in China As Part of Growth Strategy in China
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April 3, 2006
Alcoa Receives Outstanding Stewardship of America's Rivers Award by U.S. Hydropower Organization; Alcoa Balances River Protection and Power Production
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March 29, 2006
Alcoa Publishes First China Sustainability Report
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March 23, 2006
Alcoa Locations Achieve Rare Accomplishment in Management System Certifications; Two Alcoa Facilities Certified for Excellence in Environmental, Quality and Health & Safety Performance
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March 23, 2006
Alcoa Introduces Four Innovative Products for Commercial Transportation Industry; New Concepts To Be Introduced at Mid-America Trucking Show
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March 21, 2006
Alcoa Ranked Among Top Companies on Climate Change and Governance by Leading Environmental Group; Alcoa #2 in the U.S.
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March 13, 2006
Alcoa Lodges Application for Certificate of Environmental Clearance for Proposed Aluminum Smelter in Trinidad
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March 8, 2006
Alcoa Increases Stake in Estreito Hydropower Project in Brazil
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March 7, 2006
Alcoa Announces Construction Completed and Production Started on Alumar Aluminum Smelter Expansion in Brazil
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March 2, 2006
Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Speak at Citigroup's 19th Annual Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference
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March 1, 2006
Alcoa and Gov. of Iceland to Begin Feasibility Studies on a New 250,000 mtpy Renewable Energy-Powered Smelter in North Iceland; Smelter Could Be One of the First Geothermal-Powered in the World
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February 28, 2006
Alcoa Selected by Ferrari to Supply Aluminum Spaceframe for New Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
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February 23, 2006
Alcoa Employees Selected to Assist Leading Environmental Scientists with Earthwatch Institute's Field Research Projects
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February 21, 2006
Alcoa Wins Contract from Hyundai to Supply Cast Aluminum Component Using Leading Edge Vacuum Riser-less and Pressure Riser-less Technology for 2007 Santa Fe Vehicle
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February 20, 2006
V. Lance Mitchell Named President of Alcoa Closure Systems International
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February 16, 2006
Alcoa Signs Agreement in Principle to Build World-Class Aluminum Smelter in Trinidad and Tobago; Alcoa to Begin Environmental Impact Assessment
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February 15, 2006
Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation Report Combined Giving of Nearly $40 Million in 2005; Meg McDonald Named President of Alcoa Foundation
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January 27, 2006
Alcoa Named One of the Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for Second Straight Year
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January 25, 2006
Alcoa Announces Investment of $8.6 Million in Conservation and Sustainability Research; Knowledge and Learnings from Research To Be Given Away To Spur Best Practices Worldwide
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January 20, 2006
Alcoa Wheel Products Selected by DaimlerChrysler, Ford, GM and Nissan for 2006 North American International Auto Show
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January 20, 2006
Joint Statement From the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alcoa
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January 19, 2006
Eric Beringause Named President of Alcoa Consumer Products
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January 18, 2006
Alcoa Supply Agreements with Coca-Cola Korea Bottling
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January 17, 2006
Halco Announces Agreement Regarding Bauxite Rights and Supply in Guinea; Parties Include CBG, Government of Guinea and Global Alumina
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January 17, 2006
Alcoa Recognized as Worldwide Leader in Ethical Covalence Rankings
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January 16, 2006
Alcoa to Eliminate Defined Benefit Pension Plan for New U.S. Hires Effective March 1, 2006
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January 13, 2006
Alcoa Announces Dividend
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January 10, 2006
Personnel Changes at Alcoa Wheel Products
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January 10, 2006
Alcoa Flexible Packaging Optimizing Custom Thermoforming Operations in Pharma, Medical Packaging Center of Excellence; To Expand Downingtown Plant To Further Serve Food, Retail, Pharmaceutical and Medical Markets
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January 9, 2006
Alcoa Announces Annual Income from Continuing Operations of $1.23 Billion, or $1.40 per share; Highest Annual Revenues in Company History
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January 5, 2006
Alcoa Wheels on Honda Ridgeline, Motor Trend 2006 Truck of the Year
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