Perlite prices set to rise up to 10% on strong demand

By Jack Elliott
Published: Thursday, 22 September 2011

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Perlite prices will rise between 5-10% in the coming months, driven by increased costs, inflation and strong demand, industry sources told IM.

Last week, Nevada-based EP Minerals LLC said it will implement a 7-10% price increase across all grades of perlite on 1 October 2011.

The group said that the...

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