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    • Media advisory - Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater to hold third quarter 2007 results conference call and webcast
          MONTREAL, QC, and GREENVILLE, SC, Oct. 30 /CNW Telbec/ -
      Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Incorporated will release third quarter
      2007 results before the stock markets open on Tuesday, November 6, 2007.
          Management will host a conference call and question-and-answer session to
      discuss earnings that day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Participants will include
      John W. Weaver, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abitibi-Consolidated
      as well as David Paterson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bowater.Who:               Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Incorporated
          What:              Third Quarter 2007 Results
          When:              Tuesday, November 6, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern
          Conference Call:   Dial 1-866-898-9626 or 514-868-1042 fifteen minutes
                             before the beginning of the call
          Webcast:           A live webcast of the quarterly results conference
                             call may be accessed through the Company's website at
                    under "Webcasts &
                             Presentations" in the "Investors" section. Listeners
                             should allow ample time to access the webcast. A
                             replay of the webcast will be archived on the
                             Company's website.About AbitibiBowater
          AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint and commercial printing
      papers, market pulp and wood products. Following the required divestiture
      agreed to with the U.S. Department of Justice, AbitibiBowater will own or
      operate 31 pulp and paper facilities and 35 wood products facilities located
      in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
      its products in more than 80 countries, the Company is among the world's
      largest recyclers of newspapers and magazines, and has more third-party
      certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the world.
      For further information:
      For further information: Duane A. Owens, Vice President and Treasurer,
      (864) 282-9488