ATLANTA, GA, June 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Alcan Cable, a business unit
of Rio Tinto, announced today that Aisha Bajwa, Alcan Cable Field
Application Engineer, has been chosen as a 2012 International
Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) (www.iec.ch) Young Professional by the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the IEC.
Ms. Bajwa was selected for her current and potential contribution to
the cause of international standardization as it relates to wire and
"On behalf of Alcan Cable, we congratulate Aisha on receiving this
prestigious recognition from the USNC. Her selection as an IEC Young
Professional is not only an honor for Aisha but also for Alcan Cable,"
said Robert G. Laviolette, Vice President, Distribution, Alcan Cable.
"Aisha's achievement demonstrates the high level of expertise of our
Field Application Engineering staff, which provides sales and
installation support for our STABILOY® aluminum alloy cable in the building construction market."
As a result of her selection, Ms. Bajwa will participate in the IEC
Young Professionals 2012 Workshop in Oslo, Norway in October. Ms. Bajwa
was required to complete an extensive application and secure industry
recommendations in order to be considered for the award.
About Alcan Cable
With a history spanning over 100 years, Alcan Cable provides its
customers with high-quality products and outstanding customer service.
As a leading manufacturer of aluminum cable and rod and strip products,
Alcan Cable serves the utility, electrical distribution, OEM and
renewable energy markets.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), Alcan Cable has four
manufacturing operations in North America and one manufacturing
operation in China, as well as a dedicated Technology Development
Center for its global operations.
About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the
UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio
Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral
resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal
and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt)
and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in
Australia and North America with significant businesses in South
America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
SOURCE Alcan Cable
For further information:
Alcan Cable, Atlanta
Tel.: +1 770 392 2381