US building mineral prices hit
Published: Monday, 02 March 2009
Gypsum, crushed stone, sand, and gravel prices fall owing to construction downturn
Reflecting the downturn in the US housing market, production of selected construction related industrial minerals declined significantly in Q4 2008 compared to the previous quarter, according to the latest findings of the US Geological Survey.
Industrial mineral markets that were hit the hardest by the weakness in the...