Saturday May 18
Knoxville News Sentinel
FreedomFest returning to Alcoa
It has been four years since FreedomFest drew crowds to the Alcoa Duck Pond. On June 29, the fireworks and the Fourth of July fun return, officials said.
Thu May 16, 2013
Alcoa's FreedomFest returns after four-year lapse
The city of Alcoa is currently taking applications for food vendors for FreedomFest, to be held on June 29.
The Globe and Mail
Alcoa and Alcan postpone Quebec smelter upgrades
With an aluminum market weighed down by surpluses, Alcoa Inc. and Rio Tinto Alcan are postponing billions in upgrade and expansion plans to their smelters in Quebec.
McCrory wants time to weigh Alcoa NC dams license
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is still figuring out whether to support or oppose a new 50-year operating license for dams that once powered an Alcoa Inc.
Alcoa names head of division
Robert Wilt has been named president of Alcoa Global Primary Products, a division of Alcoa Inc.
Wed May 15, 2013
WireCo hires heavy hitter as new CEO
Kansas City-based WireCo WorldGroup named Christopher Ayers as its new president and CEO.
Tue May 14, 2013
Study: Yadkin more polluted than thought + New eatery for Asheboro +...
A new study says fish in the Yadkin River watershed near where Alcoa Inc. operated a now-shuttered aluminum smelter for nearly a century are more contaminated with PCBs than previously reported and state health officials have failed to expand warnings against eating fish caught there, the Associated Press reports .
Mon May 13, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Study: N.C. too slow to warn about Yadkin fish contamination
State public health officials have warned since 2009 against eating largemouth bass and catfish caught in Badin Lake, located east of Charlotte, because they had elevated PCB levels.
The Jersey Journal
Stocks pause to catch their breath
The S&P 500 stock index gained marginally on Monday, notching an all-time closing high after data showed a rise in retail sales and as investors mulled when the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its $85-billion-a-month bond-buying program.
NC To Air Study On PCB Pollution In Yadkin River
A long-awaited study by North Carolina health officials of PCB contamination in the Yadkin River is ready, but environmentalists say officials have kept the findings quiet for too long.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW), Alcoa Inc (AA): America's Energy Advantage
The debate that's raging in Washington over the export of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, has two very distinct sides, and it appears that President Obama is coming down clearly on one of them.
Thu May 09, 2013
Susan Ringler Joins Alcoa as Vice President and Chief Ethics and...
Ringler, who will join Alcoa on June 1, has been a Deputy General Counsel of Xylem Inc., a global water technology company that was spun off from ITT Corporation in 2011.
Wed May 08, 2013
Stanly County agrees to pact with Alcoa on Yadkin Project
After a seven-year delay, Stanly County leaders have agreed to sign a pact that could eventually lead to Alcoa Power Generating Inc.
Tue May 07, 2013
Alcoa Inc (AA), Intel Corporation (INTC): The Dow (.DJI)'s Five Most Hated Stocks
Since the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all-time record high on Friday on the heels of a better-than-expected jobs report, there's no shortage of optimists.
Alcoa names audit chief, assistant treasurer
Alcoa Inc. said Monday that Paris Watts-Stanfield has been named vice president, internal audit and company officer, and Julie Caponi has been named assistant treasurer.
Mon May 06, 2013
Green Achievers: Building a greener community
May 06--Life-cycle assessments are an increasingly popular way for companies to evaluate their sustainability.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Alcoa exec coordinates sustainability strategy
Kevin Anton, Alcoa vice president and chief sustainability officer, shows off vehicle parts made of aluminum alloys.
Sat May 04, 2013
Heard Off the Street: U.S. Steel woes surprise analysts
Cost-cutting has been a major contributor to the improvement in corporate earnings since the 2008 financial crisis.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Stocks set record as job growth exceeds forecasts
A specialist wears a "Dow 15,000" hat as he works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, May 3, 2013.
NH investment firm seeks Alcoa's NC dams license
A New Hampshire investment firm is challenging Alcoa Inc.'s bid for a new federal license to operate dams along one of North Carolina's largest rivers, demanding that federal regulators recognize circumstances have changed since the relicensing process started more than a decade ago.