SOURCE: Century Aluminum Company

May 04, 2006 19:25 ET

Century Aluminum Subsidiary and Steelworkers Agree to Further Extension

MONTEREY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 4, 2006 -- Century Aluminum of Kentucky, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), and the United Steelworkers have agreed to extend their current labor agreement through Friday, May 19, 2006. Both parties have agreed to meet in good faith during the extension period and anticipate finding resolution to all outstanding issues.

Century presently owns 615,000 metric tonnes per year of primary aluminum capacity in the United States and Iceland, as well as an ownership stake in alumina and bauxite assets in the United States and Jamaica. Century's corporate offices are located in Monterey, California.

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