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.
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Over the last two years IM has reported on the shifting trends in the refractories industry, with China looking to reduce wastage and increase energy efficiency. Ted Dickson* explores these various trends and asks – how will this shift impact raw material supply?
Monday, 25 July 2011
Steelmaking, cement, and glass refractory applications bloom for the synthetic magnesia-alumina mineral, although world production remains limited
Monday, 21 September 2009
The refractory clay industry, still suffering the effects of the economic downturn, is starting to show cautious optimism for recovery
by Alexandra Feytis, Assistant Editor