Resolute Forest Products
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