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MagMin 2017: Dynamite ban uncertainty hurting Chinese magnesite output

By Albert Li
Published: Thursday, 20 July 2017

The ban on the use of dynamite in China is severely restricting the output of magnesia and other minerals, and the lack of clarity over when the restrictions may be lifted is spreading uncertainty in the market.

Uncertainty surrounding the ban on the use of dynamite in China is one of the main factors affecting the output of source material ores this year, delegates heard at the MagMin 2017 conference in Dalian, China, last week.

The use of dynamite in China is restricted not just for magnesia,...

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