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Sierre

(syĕr), Ger. Siders, town (1990 pop. 14,143), Valais canton, S Switzerland, on the Rhône River. A market town, it is the center of a rich horticultural region. There is a large aluminum plant nearby. Sierre has a 13th-century tower and a 16th-century castle. The poet Rilke lived there.
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The companys shareholders are Alpiq (54%), Rhonewerke (27.5%), the municipalities of Anniviers (7.7%), Chippis (1.8%), Chalais (0.5%), Sierre (7.5%) and Sierre Energie (1%).
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Constellium announced that it signed a binding agreement with Novelis to sell the North Building Assets of its Sierre plant in Switzerland, which have been leased and operated by Novelis since 2005, and to contribute the plant's shared infrastructure to a 50-50 joint venture with Novelis.
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What: If organising renowned wine competitions including the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse and producing the Swiss Wine Guide is not impressive enough, Association Vinea also champions Swiss wine at its annual Swiss Wines Fair in Sierre. Valais.
The bus carrying 52 people, including 12-year-old students from two different Belgian schools, crashed at around 9pm local time on Wednesday inside a tunnel on the A9 highway near Sierre, Switzerland, in the southern Swiss canton (state) of Valais, an area of popular ski resorts in the Swiss Alps.
Another 24 children were injured in the crash near Sierre, in the canton of Valais, close to the border with Italy.
The bus carrying 52 people, including 12-year-old students from two different Belgian schools, crashed at around 9pm local time last night inside a tunnel on the A9 highway near Sierre, Switzerland, in the southern Swiss canton of Valais, an area of popular ski resorts in the Swiss Alps.
* Sierre: The town with the most hours of sunshine in Switzerland is a popular nearby excursion with its beautiful old quarter and museums.
The morning's vineyard walk ended with a visit to Le Chateau de Villa in Sierre. Not only is this a perfect place for a wine buff, with its stunning array of bottles, it is also the place to sample the regional dish of raclette - heated cheese with potatoes and pickles.
Each year, DreamAgo selects 10 candidates to attend a screenwriting workshop in the picturesque Swiss town of Sierre. The selected writers are then connected with producers and others who can help get their projects produced.