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Century Aluminum's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Century Aluminum Co. (CENX)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 05:00 pm ET

Executives

Michael Bless - President & CEO

Bill Leatherberry - EVP, CLO, General Counsel & Secretary

Steve Schneider - SVP, CAO & Controller

Analysts

Kuni Chen - CRT Capital Group

David Gagliano - Barclays

Lloyd O'Carroll - Davenport & Company

Richard Garchitorena - Credit Suisse

Tim Hayes - Davenport

John Tumazos - Very Independent Research

Sal Tharani - Goldman Sachs & Company

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. You will have an opportunity to ask questions after the presentation with instructions being given at that time. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, the call is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to our host, Enrique De Anda. Please go ahead, sir.

Enrique De Anda

Thank you, Sarah. Hello everyone and welcome to the conference call. Before we begin, I would like to remind you that today's discussion will contain forward-looking statements related to future events and expectations, including our expected future financial performance, results of operations, and financial conditions.

These forward-looking statements involve important known and unknown risks and uncertainties which could cause actual our results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. Please review the forward-looking statements disclosure in today’s slides and press release for a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties. In addition, we have included some non-GAAP financial measures in our discussion. Reconciliations to the most comparable GAAP financial measures can be found in the appendix to today’s presentation and on our website at centuryaluminum.com.

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