London Metal Exchange

 

Stuart becomes independent director

The boards of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear have announced the appointment of Antony Stuart as an independent non-executive director.

Aluminium rents to rise in 2015

LME registered warehouses will raise average rental rates for aluminium by 3.6 per cent this year, which is more than double the increase for the previous year according to Reuters. Owners of London Metal Exchange warehouses had hugely inflated rental revenues by letting queues swell for buyers of LME futures contracts to withdraw metal from […]

Commitments of Traders Report published

The London Metal Exchange (LME) today published its first Commitments of Traders Report (COTR) in response to general market demand for broader transparency. The report is designed to reflect the nature of the predominant business activity that LME members and their clients are involved in. “We are committed to providing the broadest possible market transparency […]

New appointments at the LME

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Mr Walid Al Attar as a member of its Aluminium Committee. Mr Al Attar, responsible for marketing and sales at Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), is the first representative from the Middle East to sit on the committee. “We welcome Mr Al Attar to the committee,” said Garry Jones, […]

LME announces Executive Committee appointments

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has announced two appointments to its senior management team. Stuart Sloan and Catherine Lester have joined the LME as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategy, and Chief Financial Officer respectively. Sloan will be responsible for much of the operation of the LME and will work with the senior management […]

March 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at the reasons why more craft brewers in the US are switching to aluminium cans, a technical article that looks at the maintenance of ovens and a look at sustainability issues. There are also reports on handling and conveying, seaming and the US. Regulars including Candid, Knight’s Knowledge and Clarke’s can corner are also included.

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