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Refractories

  • Chinese magnesia prices exceed 2016 levels

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Following weeks of uncertainty surrounding magnesia supply out of China, prices of CCM, DBM and FM material for exports have surged.

  • Mineral sands production rises at MDL's Senegalese site

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The mineral sands miner reports record zircon and ilmenite production from Grande Côte thanks to mine optimization.

  • Amania to produce acidspar in Afghanistan by early 2018

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The young Afghan fluorspar producer is planning to bring on-stream 120,000tpa of acid-grade material in the next five-six months, on top of the existing 60,000tpa of metallurgical grade output.

  • Foundry grade chromite price weakens

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The material moved after months of stability at the high levels reached at the end of last year, falling $30 due to competition in Europe, market participants said. Meanwhile South African chromite production decreased 19% in April while total sales from the country rose 67% month-on-month.

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Ceramics-Glass

  • Chinese magnesia prices exceed 2016 levels

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Following weeks of uncertainty surrounding magnesia supply out of China, prices of CCM, DBM and FM material for exports have surged.

  • Foundry grade chromite price weakens

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The material moved after months of stability at the high levels reached at the end of last year, falling $30 due to competition in Europe, market participants said. Meanwhile South African chromite production decreased 19% in April while total sales from the country rose 67% month-on-month.

  • Anglo American Platinum posts higher chrome sales in H1

    Tuesday, 25 July 2017

    Sales of recovered chrome concentrates from Anglo’s PGM operations rose 38% in the first half of 2017, amid widespread weakness in the platinum market.

  • Graphite Juniors News in Brief 10 – 24 July

    Monday, 24 July 2017

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from Great Lakes Graphite, Kibaran Resources, Alabama Graphite and Nouveau Monde Graphite.

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Construction-Chemicals

  • Chinese magnesia prices exceed 2016 levels

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Following weeks of uncertainty surrounding magnesia supply out of China, prices of CCM, DBM and FM material for exports have surged.

  • Solvay doubles EU kitting capacity for composites

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Higher capacity to supply equipment is needed to support growing production of large composites such as aircraft wings and wind turbine blades.

  • Amania to produce acidspar in Afghanistan by early 2018

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The young Afghan fluorspar producer is planning to bring on-stream 120,000tpa of acid-grade material in the next five-six months, on top of the existing 60,000tpa of metallurgical grade output.

  • Foundry grade chromite price weakens

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    The material moved after months of stability at the high levels reached at the end of last year, falling $30 due to competition in Europe, market participants said. Meanwhile South African chromite production decreased 19% in April while total sales from the country rose 67% month-on-month.

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Energy

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Processing

  • Chinese magnesia prices exceed 2016 levels

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Following weeks of uncertainty surrounding magnesia supply out of China, prices of CCM, DBM and FM material for exports have surged.

  • Solvay doubles EU kitting capacity for composites

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Higher capacity to supply equipment is needed to support growing production of large composites such as aircraft wings and wind turbine blades.

  • Graphite Juniors News in Brief 10 – 24 July

    Monday, 24 July 2017

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from Great Lakes Graphite, Kibaran Resources, Alabama Graphite and Nouveau Monde Graphite.

  • Price briefing 14 – 20 July

    Friday, 21 July 2017

    Chinese graphite prices rebound following sharp decline when China scrapped export tax in January; Closure of numerous small mines in China supports ilmenite market; European producer Alteo to increase price on all speciality alumina products; Global antimony trioxide price drop; IM spodumene delisting notice

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Logistics

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Regulation

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Oilfield

  • Industrial minerals in the new Trump era

    Thursday, 15 December 2016

    Trump win ‘positive’ for oil and gas sector while uncertainty surrounds the future of renewables. Meanwhile a lack of clarity remains in terms of foreign trade agreements.

  • OPEC agrees to curb oil output

    Thursday, 15 December 2016

    Oil prices rallied following an announcement by OPEC that it would set a production limit of 32.5m bbl/d.

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