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Nov. 19, 2010Janet L. Walsh Joins Minerals Technologies Inc. as Vice President, Human Resources
NEW YORK, Nov 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Janet L. Walsh has joined Minerals Technologies as Vice President, Human Resources, succeeding D. Randy Harrison, who will now focus full-time on his responsibilities as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain. Ms. Walsh will be an officer of Minerals Technologies and a member of the company's Leadership Council. "Janet Walsh will bring added depth and ins... 
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Nov. 17, 2010J. Michael Harley Joins Minerals Technologies Inc. as Vice President, Corporate Development & Treasury
NEW YORK, Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that J. Michael "Mike" Harley joined the company on November 15 as Vice President, Corporate Development & Treasury, succeeding Douglas T. Dietrich, who is transitioning into his new role as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Harley will be an officer of Minerals Technologies and a member of the company's Leadership Council. "We are ... 
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Oct. 25, 2010Minerals Technologies Inc. Launches Fulfill(TM) Technology Platform of High Filler Products
Company Signs First Commercial Agreement Novel High-Filler Technology Will Provide This Papermaker Significant Cost Savings By Increasing PCC Filler Usage 20% NEW YORK, Oct 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has signed a commercial agreement with a leading Asian paper company to deploy a new, high-filler product under the Fulfill(TM) technology platformat a paper mill in Asia. This agreement marks... 
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Oct. 12, 2010Minerals Technologies Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call
NEW YORK, Oct 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) will sponsor a conference call on Friday, October 29, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its 2010 third quarter and financial results. The call is open to the public but active participation will be limited to investors and analysts. The conference call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at Minerals Technologies Inc.'s web site at http://www... 
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Sep. 16, 2010Minerals Technologies Inc. Signs Agreement with Double A (1991) Public Company Ltd., to Expand Satellite PCC Plant in Thailand
NEW YORK, Sep 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced todaythat it has signed an agreement with Double A (1991) Public Company Ltd., formerly Advance Agro Public Company Ltd., to expand production capacity of precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) at its paper mill in Tha Toom, Thailand. The expansion, which will increase capacity at Minerals Technologies' existing satellite PCC plant from 50,000 metric tons to 70... 
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Aug. 26, 2010Brent Beachy Named Vice President & General Manager, Minteq Metallurgical Wire Products
NEW YORK, Aug 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Brent Beachy has been named Vice President and General Manager of Minteq Global Metallurgical Wire Products, effective September 1. Metallurgical Wire Products, which is more than a $75 million business within the company's Refractories segment, produces a number of technologically advanced products for the steel industry, including solid-core calcium ... 
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Jul. 22, 2010Minerals Technologies to Build Another Satellite PCC Plant in India for Ballarpur Industries Limited
NEW YORK, Jul 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Minerals Inc., has agreed to construct a satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) facility to supply Ballarpur Industries Limited's (BILT) Sewa Unit at Gaganapur in the state of Orissa, India. The facility will initially produce 15,000 metric tons of PCC per year and supply the paper-filling needs of the ... 
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Jul. 15, 2010Douglas T. Dietrich to Succeed John A. Sorel as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Minerals Technologies Inc.
NEW YORK, Jul 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Douglas T. Dietrich has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Dietrich, vice president, Business Development and Treasury, will succeed John A. Sorel, who is retiring from the company early in 2011 after 37 years of service. "We are fortunate to have someone of Doug Dietrich's caliber and ... 
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Apr. 12, 2010Minerals Technologies First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call
NEW YORK, Apr 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) will sponsor a conference call on Friday, April 30 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its 2010 first quarter and financial results. The call is open to the public but active participation will be limited to investors and analysts. The conference call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at Minerals Technologies Inc.'s web site at http://www.mineralstech.com/. To listen to the call, go ... 
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Feb. 22, 2010Minerals Technologies' Board of Directors Approves $75 Million Share Repurchase Program
NEW YORK, Feb 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) authorized a share repurchase program of $75 million over a two-year period. This authorization succeeds the previous repurchase program that expired in October of 2009. "This authorization will permit the company to renew our share repurchase program that was suspended to conserve cash during the fourth quarter of 2008 when the worldwide economy too... 
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Jan. 13, 2010Minerals Technologies to Supply NewPage Paper Mill with Precipitated Calcium Carbonate
NEW YORK, Jan 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement with NewPage Corporation to supply precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) for filling supercalendered paper at the NewPage Duluth, Minnesota, paper mill. "We are extremely pleased to broaden our working relationship with NewPage, one of the premier papermakers in North America," said Joseph C. Muscari, chairman and ... 
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Jan. 07, 2010Minerals Technologies Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2009 Earnings Conference Call
NEW YORK, Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) will sponsor a conference call on Friday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss its 2009 fourth quarter and financial results. The call is open to the public but active participation will be limited to investors and analysts. The conference call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at Minerals Technologies Inc.'s web site at www.mineralstech.com. To listen to the call, go to t... 
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Dividends
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Nov. 17, 2010Minerals Technologies Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
NEW YORK, Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on December 16, 2010 to stockholders of record on December 1, 2010. Minerals Technologies Inc. is a global resource- and technology-based growth company that develops produces and markets the highest quality performance-enhancing minerals and related products, systems and services. MTI serves the... 
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May. 18, 2010Minerals Technologies Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
NEW YORK, May 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 16, 2010 to stockholders of record on June 1, 2010. Minerals Technologies Inc. is a global resource- and technology-based growth company that develops produces and markets the highest quality performance-enhancing minerals and related products, systems and services. MTI serves the paper, ste... 
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Earnings
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Oct. 28, 2010Minerals Technologies Reports Third Quarter Earnings Per Share of $0.90
Company Reports Operating Income of $25.0 Million on Sales of $249.8 Million Highlights: EPS increased 70% year-over-year, excluding special items Operating Income grew 76% over prior year, excluding special items Operating Income was more than $75 million for nine months NEW YORK, Oct 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today reported third quarter diluted earnings per common share of $0.90 compared with $0.47 ... 
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Jul. 29, 2010Minerals Technologies Reports Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $0.98, Excluding Special Items; Reported Earnings Were $1.01 Per Share
Company Reports Sales of $255.8 Million; 23% Growth over Prior Year Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 per Share Highlights: Continuation of strong financial performance--greater than five-fold earnings increase over prior year Operating Income of $27.5 million, or 10.8% of sales First Half Operating Income of more than $50 million Profitability improvements led by Performance Minerals and Refractories product lines Strong Cash Flow from Operations--in excess of $40 m... 
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Apr. 29, 2010Minerals Technologies' First Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Were $0.85, Excluding Special Items; Reported Earnings Were $0.82 Per Share
Third Consecutive Quarter of Significant Improvement Highlights: - Operating Income Up 38 Percent Sequentially/More than 200 Percent over Prior Year - Better than Expected Recovery in Refractories Segment - Stabilizing Business Conditions in End Markets - Productivity Improvements in All Business Units - Strong Balance Sheet NEW YORK, Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Minerals Tech... 
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Feb. 04, 2010Minerals Technologies' Fourth Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Were $0.62, Excluding Special Items; Reported Earnings Were $0.22 Per Share
Company Records Sales of $256.2 Million, a 9-Percent Sequential Increase Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.05 per Share Highlights: Refractories segment returns to profitability — Increased steel production in major markets — Execution of restructuring program on track Strong Cash Flow from Operations ... 
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