Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 25 January 2007 -- /CNW Telbec/ -- Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. will release fourth quarter 2006 results before the stock markets open (approximately 7:30 a.m. Eastern time) on 07 February 2007. Management will host a conference call and question-and-answer session to discuss earnings that day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participants will include John W. Weaver, president and chief executive officer, and Pierre Rougeau, senior vice president, corporate development, and chief financial officer.
Dial 1-866-898-9626 or 514-868-1042 ten minutes before the beginning of the call.
A live webcast of the quarterly results conference call may be accessed through the company's Web site www.abitibiconsolidated.com under the "Investor Relations" section -- "Presentations & Webcasts." Listeners should allow ample time to access the webcast. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the company's Web site.
Abitibi-Consolidated is a global leader in newsprint and commercial printing papers as well as a major producer of wood products, serving clients in some 70 countries from its 45 operating facilities. Abitibi-Consolidated is among the largest recyclers of newspapers and magazines in North America, diverting annually approximately 1.9 million metric tons of waste paper from landfills. It also ranks first in Canada in terms of total certified woodlands. Abitibi-Consolidated shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: A) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ABY).