Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 25 April 2008 -- /CNW Telbec/ -- AbitibiBowater Inc. will release first quarter 2008 results before the stock markets open (approximately 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time) on 08 May 2008. Management will host a conference call and question-and-answer session to discuss earnings that day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Participants will include John W. Weaver, executive chairman; David J. Paterson, president and chief executive officer; and William G. Harvey, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
To access the conference call, dial 1-866-898-9626 or 514-868-1042, 15 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 at www.abitibibowater.com under "Webcasts and Presentations" in the "Investors" section. Listeners should allow ample time to access the webcast. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the company's Web site.
AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp, and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or operates 27 pulp and paper facilities and 35 wood products facilities located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. Marketing its products in more than 90 countries, AbitibiBowater is also among the world's largest recyclers of newspapers and magazines, and has more third-party certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the world. AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.