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February 24, 2005 12:55 ET

Market Regulation Services Halt Notice : Russel Metals Inc.


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FOR: MARKET REGULATION SERVICES INC.

FEBRUARY 24, 2005 - 12:55 ET

Market Regulation Services Halt Notice : Russel Metals
Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 24, 2005) - The following issue(s)
have been halted today:



Company Russel Metals Inc.

TSX Symbol RUS

Reason Pending news

Halt Time (EST) 12:50 EST


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