Sillimanite supply surge
Published: Sunday, 24 January 2010
Andalusite and kyanite players emerge and expand capacity as sillimanite minerals target bauxite substitution in refractory market recovery
Some good news in the mineral sector at last. It would appear that prospects are promising for the sillimanite group minerals and alusite, kyanite, sillimanite, and mullite whose key market is refractories, followed by casting, abrasives, and ceramics (see panel for definitions p.35).
At the expense of...