Published: 08 Oct 2015
While regular suppliers tend to merely meet demand, the best providers of pigment material will always work with their supply chain to ensure innovations occur and markets are correctly understood, delegates attending the TiO2 World Summit in Prague, Czech Republic, were told.
Published: 02 Oct 2015
Market assumptions which supported the global soda ash industry until 2008 have been upended as a result of the disruptive influences of the last economic recession, China’s GDP slowdown and shifting supply-capacity balances.
Published: 23 Sep 2015
Industry and the European Commission stood at odds over the impact of the EU’s REACH regulation on registration of chemical and mineral substances, as business representatives complained of the legislation’s high costs and unintended consequences.
Published: 18 Sep 2015
Discussions at the UNITECR event in Vienna focused on the global decline in steel production, which has encouraged both steel and refractory producers to look to energy saving solutions, addressing both increased environmental requirements and the anticipated continued slow demand for steel.