BOWATER
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BOWATER

April 07, 2006 10:06 ET

Bowater Announces Date for Release of First Quarter 2006 Financial Results

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(CCNMatthews - Apr 7, 2006) -

Bowater Incorporated (NYSE: BOW) will release first quarter 2006 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, April 27, 2006. A management conference call will be held to discuss these financial results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, April 27, 2006. The conference call number is 888-550-2358 or 703-546-4242 (international). A webcast of the call will be available on Bowater's website at www.bowater.com. Interested parties may follow the on-screen instructions for access to the webcast and related information. A replay of the call will be available after 1:30 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, April 27, on our website and through Thursday, May 4, by dialing 800-475-6701 or 320-365-3844 (international) and using the access code 825658.

Bowater Incorporated, headquartered in Greenville, SC, is a leading producer of newsprint, coated mechanical and specialty papers. In addition, the company makes bleached kraft pulp and lumber products. The company has 12 pulp and paper mills in the United States, Canada and South Korea and 11 North American sawmills that produce softwood lumber. Bowater also operates two facilities that convert a base sheet to coated products. Bowater's operations are supported by approximately 1.4 million acres of timberlands owned or leased in the United States and Canada and 29 million acres of timber cutting rights in Canada. Bowater is one of the world's largest consumers of recycled newspapers and magazines. Bowater common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Pacific Exchange. A special class of stock exchangeable into Bowater common stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BWX).

Contact Information

  • Bowater Incorporated
    Media Contact, Gordon R. Manuel, 864-282-9448
    Analyst Contact, Duane A. Owens, 864-282-9488