Timminco Limited

Timminco Limited

May 15, 2009 08:52 ET

Timminco Aware of Potential Lawsuit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 15, 2009) - Timminco Limited ("Timminco") (TSX:TIM) today announced that it is aware of a news release from Kim Orr Barristers P.C. stating that it commenced a potential class action lawsuit in the Ontario Superior Court against Timminco, certain of its officers and directors and Photon Consulting Inc. Timminco has not been served with or received any court documents.

About Timminco

Timminco produces solar grade silicon for the solar photovoltaic energy industry. Using its proprietary, patent pending technology, Timminco purifies silicon metal into solar grade silicon (also known as upgraded metallurgical 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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Contact Information

  • Timminco Limited
    Robert Dietrich
    Executive Vice President - Finance and CFO
    (416) 364-5171
    (416) 364-3451 (FAX)
    Email: rdietrich@timminco.com
    The Equicom Group Inc.
    Lawrence Chamberlain
    (416) 815-0700 ext. 257
    (416) 815-0080 (FAX)
    Email: lchamberlain@equicomgroup.com