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  • RHI Magnesita CEO to lead World Refractories Association

    Wednesday, 17 January 2018

    Stefan Borgas’s tenure will focus on setting a global refractory industry agenda, creating a collection of improved sector data and working to ease the raw materials shortage situation.

  • Price Briefing: January 5-11

    Friday, 12 January 2018

    Fused alumina prices edge upward on supply squeeze; European green silicon carbide market sees small price move at 2018 start; Lack of Chinese soda ash for export keeps prices stable; Industrial Minerals proposes to discontinue its three bromine prices and three of its magnesia grades.

  • European green silicon carbide market sees small price move at 2018 start

    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    The European green silicon carbide market opened 2018 with a small price movement, while consumers monitor the Chinese market due to a significant increase in domestic silicon carbide offer prices.

  • Chinese silicon carbide exports dip, European prices edge higher

    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Chinese exports of silicon carbide fell in October, according to Chinese customs data, while price ranges for the material in Europe have all made slight gains.

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Pricing News

  • Price Briefing: January 5-11

    Friday, 12 January 2018

    Fused alumina prices edge upward on supply squeeze; European green silicon carbide market sees small price move at 2018 start; Lack of Chinese soda ash for export keeps prices stable; Industrial Minerals proposes to discontinue its three bromine prices and three of its magnesia grades.

  • European green silicon carbide market sees small price move at 2018 start

    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    The European green silicon carbide market opened 2018 with a small price movement, while consumers monitor the Chinese market due to a significant increase in domestic silicon carbide offer prices.

  • Price Briefing: 8-14 December

    Friday, 15 December 2017

    Graphite spot prices in China overtake Europe; China Northern decreases rare earth prices; Pricing notice: ilmenite; Chinese silicon carbide exports dip, European prices edge higher

  • Chinese silicon carbide exports dip, European prices edge higher

    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Chinese exports of silicon carbide fell in October, according to Chinese customs data, while price ranges for the material in Europe have all made slight gains.

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Features

  • A rock and a hard place

    Friday, 08 September 2017

    Demand for refractory products is evolving, forcing suppliers to upgrade their offers and processes to stay ahead of the game, while Chinese-origin raw materials are appreciating on the back of supply shortages, making productions costlier, Davide Ghilotti, IM Chief Reporter, finds.

  • Cut and thrust in the global abrasives market

    Monday, 22 August 2016

    The global abrasives market is a fairly steady one, but new innovations in application technology are helping to compensate for areas of shrinking demand, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, discovers.

  • Where the sun shines

    Saturday, 21 May 2016

    The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry is at last experiencing its heyday after decades spent at the periphery of the energy market.

  • Firing up the old with the new: Preparing refractories for the future

    Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    A strong US dollar, China’s economic slowdown and environmental issues are just some of the challenges that today’s refractories producers are having to contend with. Liz Gyekye, Chief Reporter, looks at what companies in the sector are doing to stay ahead of the game.

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