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Saint Jean

(săN zhäN), city (1991 pop. 37,607), S Que., Canada, on the Richelieu River, SE of Montreal. It is an industrial center with textile and hosiery mills and manufactures such as sewing machines, bricks, and wood products. A fort was built on the site in the 17th cent. A later post, Fort St. Jean, changed hands several times during the American Revolution. The city was the terminus of the first Canadian railroad (1836) from Laprairie. It is the seat of a bilingual military school, the Collège Militaire Royal de Saint Jean.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, concerning Saint Jean's business and affairs.
The property is in the same general region as Saint Jean Carbon's other flag ship properties, subject to regulatory approval.
Saint Jean, of Belleville, France, bought the Heber Springs plant, then owned by Superior industries International Inc., in 2006.
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Although Saint Jean believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that these expectations will prove to be correct.
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