Sherritt International Corporation
TSX : S

Sherritt International Corporation

February 16, 2011 13:32 ET

Sherritt Announces Quarterly Dividend

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2011) -

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Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") (TSX:S) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend, with respect to the first quarter of 2011, of $0.038 per common share, payable April 14, 2011 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 31, 2011. This regular dividend is an "eligible dividend" as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada).

About Sherritt

Sherritt is a diversified natural resource company that produces nickel, cobalt, thermal coal, oil, gas and electricity. It also licenses its proprietary technologies to other metals companies. Sherritt's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "S".

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