Timminco Limited
TSX : TIM

Timminco Limited

March 19, 2008 13:50 ET

Timminco Added to S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Timminco Limited ("Timminco") (TSX:TIM) announces that Standard and Poor's (S&P) has added Timminco to the S&P/TSX Composite Index as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index review. The change will be effective at the market open on March 24, 2008.

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ABOUT TIMMINCO

Timminco is a leader in the production and marketing of lightweight metals, specializing in solar grade silicon for the rapidly growing solar photovoltaic energy industry. Using its proprietary technology, Timminco processes metallurgical grade silicon into low cost solar grade silicon for use in the manufacture of solar cells. Timminco also produces silicon metal, magnesium extrusions and other specialty metals for use in a broad range of industrial applications serving the aluminum, chemical, pharmaceutical, electronics and automotive industries.

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