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Ball upholds global leadership position

For the fourth consecutive year, Ball Corporation has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI NA), and confirmed as the industry leader in sustainability among container and packaging companies.

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LME aims to strengthen metals trading

Since its acquisition by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) in 2012, the London Metal Exchange (LME) has been working with its members to evolve the market and strengthen its future success for the benefit of all users.

Dawning of a new era

This morning I heard a song on the radio from The Specials – (Dawning of A) New Era and this was rather apt for the week we have had in the industry. We finally learnt the news that Ball has finally completed the acquisition of Rexam for the princely sum of $6.1 billion.

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Taking stock

It was a fun trip out to Chicago for IMDA last week. I think both Mark and I have rediscovered our love of golf having seen the impeccable condition of the course at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills resort.

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Competition Commission recommends merger

SABMiller has been informed by Anheuser-Busch that the Competition Commission of South Africa has completed its investigation and recommended to the Competition Tribunal that Anheuser-Busch’s proposed combination with SABMiller be approved with conditions.