Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu Blue Metal Crusher, Quarry and Truck owners association has resolved to increase the price of various materials and truck charges by 20 per cent in view of the rise in the prices of petroleum products, a release here has said.

A meeting of the association presided by its State president K. Chinnasamy held on Monday resolved to increase the truck rentals by 20 per cent.

The increase in diesel/petrol price would result in the cost of operating compressors going up.

Hence the price of blue metals would also go up by 20 per cent.

The increase would come into being with immediate effect, the release said.