Alcan becomes a member of COREM

    QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Yves Harvey, Executive Director
of COREM, is proud to announce that Alcan has became one of the consortium's
member companies, effective July 01, 2007. Alcan will then be a partner in the
pre-competitive research program of COREM with all other members: the
Agnico-Eagle Mines, the Corus Group, the Iamgold Corporation, the Inmet Mining
Corporation, the Iron Ore Company of Canada, QIT - Fer et Titane, the Québec
Cartier Mining Company, Wabush Mines, Xstrata, and also the "ministère des
Ressources naturelles et de la Faune" of the Quebec Government.

    Alcan is a leading global materials company, delivering high quality
products, engineered solutions and services worldwide. With world-class
technology and operations in bauxite mining, alumina processing, primary metal
smelting, power generation, aluminum fabrication, engineered solutions as well
as flexible and specialty packaging, today's Alcan is well positioned to meet
and exceed its customers' needs. Alcan is represented by 68,000 employees,
including its joint ventures, in 61 countries and regions, posted revenues of
US$23.6 billion in 2006. The company has featured on the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index since 2003. For more information, please visit:

    COREM is a consortium of applied research specializing in the processing
and transformation of mineral substances. It relies on its dynamic alliance
with members and partners to improve the competitiveness of industrial
operations through the development and transfer of technological innovations,
which are consistent with sustainable development objectives. For more
information, please visit:

For further information:

For further information: Yves Harvey, Eng., Ph.D., Executive Director,
(418) 527-8211, ext. 485

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890