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v2.3.0.11
Pension Plans and Other Postretirement Benefits: (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Contributions to qualified and nonqualified pension plans $ 2.8 $ 0.7 $ 53.6 $ 22.1
U.S. Postretirement Benefit Plan [Member]
       
Premiums paid to the U.S. postretirement benefit plan $ 0.9 $ 0.6 $ 2.1 $ 1.4