Australia power crisis forces manufacturers to eye offshore moves, production cuts

Australia power crisis forces manufacturers to eye offshore moves, production cuts

SYDNEY, June 20 (Reuters) – Australia’s biggest building materials manufacturers are cutting back operations, hiking prices and considering moving production offshore to manage a spike in power and gas bills, adding to pressure on the government to resolve the country’s energy crisis. The CEOs of Brickworks Ltd (BKW.AX), the country’s largest brickmaker, and Boral Ltd …

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