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#204908 - 01/20/12 04:46 PM Wire Pricing Increase - Canada
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This one could hurt!!

looks like copper going up 7-8%... and aluminum is jumping 25% and could go much higher!!!

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#205153 - 02/02/12 12:34 AM Re: Wire Pricing Increase - Canada [Re: distributor x]
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another increase in aluminum announced today... 9-10%... and could still go much higher... shortages are predicted!!

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#205156 - 02/02/12 10:04 AM Re: Wire Pricing Increase - Canada [Re: distributor x]
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I rememered a few years ago when copper was a better buy than alum for service conductors btw welcome back distributor x

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#205158 - 02/02/12 10:51 AM Re: Wire Pricing Increase - Canada [Re: distributor x]
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Apparently there is a strike at Alcan which is affecting the supply of aluminum

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