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Massena

(məsē`nə), village (1990 pop. 11,719), St. Lawrence co., extreme N N.Y., on the St. Lawrence River; settled 1792, inc. 1886. Aluminum and aluminum products are the chief manufactures. Two locks and two dams of the St. Lawrence Seaway are nearby. Massena is in a summer resort area and has a state park. An international bridge connects the village with Cornwall, Ontario.

Massena

 

a city in the northeastern USA, in the state of New York, on the right bank of the St. Lawrence River, near the Canadian border. Population, 14,000 (1970). Massena is one of the oldest and largest centers of the aluminum industry in the USA (plants of the Alcoa and Reynolds companies), utilizing electric power from hydroelectric plants on the St. Lawrence River, as well as receiving part of its energy from Canada.

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It gives Alcoa the opportunity to recommit to its future in Massena just as hundreds of its employees have already done for much of their working lives with the company and bolster the viability of these facilities over the long-term.
Nice Carnival begins with the arrival of the King in his Corso Carnavalesque (Carnival Procession) in the Place Massena.
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We greatly appreciate the support we have received from the Power Authority and will continue to work closely with them to help ensure economic growth for the Massena area," McCurdy said.
Massena International-Richards Field will use this federal financing to build a taxiway to make sure access to the T-hanger and adjacent taxiways, with the target of creating safer and more efficient airport operations.
The state of New York, the Empire State Development Corporation, the Power Authority and the county are to be commended for their assistance in working closely with GM Powertrain to help bring this world engine project to Tonawanda and Massena," Mutchler noted.
Following the recent closure of the last two potlines at the Massena East plant, where 332 employees were staffed, the agreement requires Alcoa to maintain 750 jobs at its Massena West facility.
In 1980 he was transferred to the United States as general manager of Alcoa's Wire, Rod and Bar Division and operations manager at Alcoa's Massena (NY) operations.
The agreement includes about 6,000 members of 11 USW local unions at Alcoa plants in Warrick and Lafayette, IN; Point Comfort and Rockdale, TX; Davenport, IA; Badin, NC; Alcoa, TN; Wenatchee, WA; Massena, NY; and Gum Springs, AR.
The railroads serve Alcoa operating locations in Massena, Point Comfort, and Rockdale, Texas, as well as a former Alcoa specialty chemicals facility in Bauxite, now owned by Almatis.
Power Authority trustees in 1995 approved a 4,000-kw allocation to the Massena Electric Department (MED) for resale to GM Powertrain under the Authority's municipal electric system and rural cooperative economic development program.
The authority runs visitors centers at its plants in North Blenheim and Massena.