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22 Feb 2005 10:23
Recent articles published in The Australian newspaper concerning James Hardie's exposure to potential asbestos-related claims in the United States significantly misrepresent the facts
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14 Feb 2005 18:21
James Hardie today announced plans to spend an estimated US$98 million to build its tenth USA Fibre Cement manufacturing plant, in Virginia, to meet growing demand for the company'sproducts in the east-coast region of the US
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14 Feb 2005 16:09
James Hardie today announced a 21% increase in revenue and an operating profit from continuing operations of US$19.8 million for the three months ended 31 December 2004
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14 Feb 2005 13:59
James Hardie today announced the appointments of Mr Louis Gries as the company's Chief Executive Officer, and Mr Russell Chenu as its Chief Financial Officer
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21 Dec 2004 12:53
James Hardie today announced it had signed a Heads of Agreement withthe ACTU, Unions NSW, asbestos support groups and the NSW Government, to provide long-term funding of asbestos claims
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8 Dec 2004 12:52
An update on the current state of negotiations between James Hardie, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and Unions New South Wales and asbestos support groups , regarding long-term funding of compensation claims
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22 Nov 2004 16:08
James Hardie today announced a 25% decline in second quarter operating profit from continuing operations for the three months ended 30 September 2004, to US$24.7 million
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18 Nov 2004 13:17
The Premier of NSW, Mr Bob Carr, today announced the State Government would review the current asbestos compensation arrangements in NSW following a recommendation from the ACTU, Unions NSW and victims groups
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18 Nov 2004 13:13
James Hardie today welcomed the government's announcement of its intention to conduct a review of current asbestos compensation arrangements in NSW
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16 Nov 2004 13:12
Asbestos victims with legitimate claims will have access to further funding under new arrangements offered by James Hardie

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