ALUMINIUM FIRMS FEAR TAX EFFECT

A European energy tax would mean closure for British aluminium plants and semi-fabrication facilities while actually increasing the production of greenhouse gases, according to the Aluminium Federation. `The UK aluminium industry is already energy efficient, with little scope for future improvement,’ the federation said.

A European energy tax would mean closure for British aluminium plants and semi-fabrication facilities while actually increasing the production of greenhouse gases, according to the Aluminium Federation.

`The UK aluminium industry is already energy efficient, with little scope for future improvement,’ the federation said.