Chinese refractories sector consolidation is positive for the wider industry, says Magnesita chief
Published: Thursday, 28 May 2015
With overall and specific consumption of refractories in the steel industry on a downward trend, producers of refractory and raw materials are keeping a keen eye on potential pockets of growth and wider trends in the market. IM spoke to Octavio Pereira Lopes, CEO of leading Brazilian refractory materials producer, Magnesita, to discover his views on the industry.
Josie Shillito, Reporter
Magnesita recently noted growth coming from the North
American mini mills market. Why does the company anticipate
higher demand from this area specifically? ...