July 16: Conversion costs for aluminium sheet used by canmaking plants are being increased by 10 percent by the European division of world-leading supplier Novelis.
The move is in response to what Novelis says is a dramatic rise in input costs of electricity, gas, oil and related materials, as well as alloying elements. The increase is effective for new orders with delivery after August 31 if not covered by an existing contractual agreement.

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