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  • Letter from the editor: pricing review

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    As we enter into a new year, I wanted to update you on some of the changes and significant developments the global Industrial Minerals team is working on to ensure that the market information and prices that we provide you with are of the utmost relevance to your business.

  • Port of Savannah in Georgia re-opens after Irma

    Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    One of the largest container terminals in North America has re-opened following a four-day shutdown in response to Hurricane Irma. Many producers are expecting shipping operations to normalise quickly pending any damages to port facilities.

  • Price Briefing 24 February – 2 March

    Friday, 03 March 2017

    Environmental controls in China continued to disrupt production for a number of industrial minerals; magnesia prices could rise; antimony trioxide climbed week-on-week; pigments producers announced price hikes for iron oxide.

  • Lanxess raises inorganic pigment prices

    Wednesday, 01 March 2017

    The German speciality chemicals producer said it will raise its iron oxide and chrome oxide prices with immediate effect.

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  • Iron oxide: build, or it won’t come

    Friday, 27 February 2015

    Iron oxide pigment demand is benefitting from growth in new markets such as batteries and cosmetics, but the industry’s main demand driver is the construction sector, where consumption has been hurt by weaker economic growth. Kasia Patel, Deputy Editor, takes a look at what construction forecasts might mean for iron oxide and discusses varying preferences for natural and synthetic material.

  • Supply Situation Report: Iron oxide – back in the black

    Monday, 25 March 2013

    Iron oxide is an important pigment material for creating red, yellow and black colours in concrete, bricks, paints, inks and a wide variety of other materials. The construction industry - which accounts for the majority of iron oxide pigments end use - suffered greatly in the global recession and the after-effects linger on across the world.

  • Price Briefing: Barytes market reports bull trend as taxes bite in China

    Monday, 23 July 2012

    Barytes up while graphite market softens and a rare earth platform hoves into view

  • Industrial Minerals Prices July 2012

    Tuesday, 03 July 2012

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