Refractories industry remains cool under pressure
Published: Thursday, 29 March 2018
The world’s refractories manufacturers are proving resilient, despite mounting pressures on the sector. How is this most traditional of industries adapting to unpredictable circumstances?
The merger of Austria-headquartered RHI with Brazilian rival
Magnesita helped it to secure about 70% of its dolomite and
magnesite supply, even though RHI was forced to divest its
long-held European dolomite business in order for the deal to
be approved, writes Rose Pengelly.
The global refractories industry has undergone...