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8/06/03 - Talking helps but no progress in dispute

BY KEITH LACEY The company and union involved in the labour dispute at Inco Ltd.?s Sudbury operations are hoping ?informal talks? will continue within the next day or so.

8/26/03 - Tentative agreement reached between Inco and Steelworkers?

Inco Limited and United SteelworkersÂ? Local 6500 reached a tentative deal today that could end the 13-week old strike.

7/11/03 - Steelworkers picket managers' homes

Now in its seventh week, the Steelworkersandapos; strike at Inco Ltd. is becoming a minefield of pent up anger and frustration. Tuesday morning Greater Sudbury Police were called to the residence of an Inco manager.

7/15/03 - Inco will issue second quarter results July 22

Inco Ltd. will webcast, on a live, listen-only basis, its conference call covering its second quarter 2003 financial and operating results. This webcast will be through a separate third party webcasting service, Canada NewsWire Ltd.

7/31/03 - Steelworkers, Inco talking

Wayne Fraser, the United Steelworkersandapos; Ontario/Atlantic director says talks this week with Inco Ltd.

6/03/03 - Inco to declare force majeure under certain sales contracts

Inco Ltd.

6/04/03 - Steelworkers expect long strike

BY KEITH LACEY Shane Cusack has a wife, three children, another child on the way, a mortgage and, now that he?s on strike, no income. But he?s not worried one bit. With less than two year?s seniority with Inco Ltd.

6/02/03 - Community eager for news about Inco strike

Community leaders and business owners returned to their offices today eager for word about the Steelworkersandapos; strike at Inco Ltd., which started Sunday morning.

5/28/03 - Steelworkers break off talks with Inco

Concerns over a potential strike at Inco Ltd. are intensifying after contract negotiations between United SteelworkersÂ? Locals 6500/6200 and the mining giant broke off yesterday afternoon.

8/22/03 - Inco, Steelworkers on speaking terms

After more than three weeks without any discussion, the bargaining committee for Local 6500 of the United Steelworkers and negotiating team for Inco Ltd. are back talking.