NEW YORK Unionized
workers at Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.s Salisbury,
N.C., rolling mill have ratified a new four-year labor
contract, the company said.
The contract with the United
Steelworkers union covers about 90 percent of the work force at
the mill, Noranda said.
"This contract achieves
Norandas goals of rewarding Salisbury employees for their
accomplishments, making the plant a safer place, and
positioning the business to prosper amidst challenging economic
conditions and ever-increasing domestic and global
competition," chief executive officer Layle "Kip" Smith said in
Franklin, Tenn.-based Norandas Salisbury mill produces
flat-rolled aluminum products, including light-gauge aluminum
foil and heavy-gauge sheet.