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The fallout from Alcan: We need a better way to do business

17 Nov 2011, by in Economics

As the full social economic implications of the closure of the Rio Tinto Alcan smelter at Lynemouth are digested in Whitehall, it is worth considering what lessons must be learned. Yesterday, I highlighted how the cumulative impact of energy policies, including the proposed carbon tax,   has substantially increased costs for Energy Intensive Industries within UK…


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