Imerys to introduce diatomite energy surcharge in France

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, John Ollett
Published: Thursday, 03 May 2012

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Mining behemoth Imerys’ Performance Minerals Europe division is introducing a €35.70 ($46.95) energy surcharge onto all goods from its diatomite plant in Murat, France.

The surcharge will apply from May 2012 and will be adjusted on the 26th of each month.

“The rise in energy cost...

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