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  • December 2015

    Soda ash: Year in Review 2015

    21 December 2015

    A roundup of the year's main events in the global soda ash industry.

  • September 2015

    Mining in Turkey – now and then

    26 September 2015

    Turkey’s mineral diversity is well known and the country is home to some of the world’s leading producers of borates, soda ash and magnesite. However, political uncertainty and recent instability in Turkey’s mining legislation has hindered its development as a mining nation, Aykut Karaca, IM Correspondent, explains.

  • Eti Soda looks to quell doubts over expansion plans

    26 September 2015

    The company, which is controlled by the Turkish conglomerate, Ciner Group, has seen its two major expansion projects delayed time and again for reasons to do with financing and construction issues. Now, Eti Soda says that its plans that will make Turkey the biggest soda ash producer in Europe by 2018 are back on track.

  • August 2015

    Chinese soda ash: Mission creep

    25 August 2015

    Rising supply and contracting domestic demand for Chinese soda ash is upping the rate of overspill into exports. Laura Syrett, Acting Editor, looks at how this trend is threatening the market share of other exporters, including the highly influential North American trade body, ANSAC.

  • March 2015

    India’s soda ash industry revs up on economic growth

    20 March 2015

    With installed capacity of around 3m tpa, India is already a significant producer of soda ash for its own domestic needs. But its main market players have ambitions to go increasingly global, Sunder Singh, IM Correspondent, discovers.

  • Turkey’s soda ash projects today, and how they got there

    20 March 2015

    Until 1979, Turkey was unaware that it was sitting on two of the largest deposits of trona ore, the main source of natural soda ash, in the world. Since then, the industry has moved in fits and starts to sit on the cusp of becoming a top contender in the global soda ash market. IM takes a look at the history of Turkey’s soda ash industry and how it hopes to develop in the future.

  • January 2015

    Africa’s Industrial Minerals Map

    24 January 2015

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