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Over the past four decades Industrial Minerals' journalists have gained in-depth industry knowledge and established an invaluable network of contacts within the non-metallic minerals sector. Industrial Minerals provides benchmark prices for the industry and is the leading authority on the entire industry from mine to market.

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The Industrial Minerals online intelligence service ensures you will always be 100% up-to-date on the latest market news and pricing developments via the email alerts, website and magazine. For more information visit our information page.

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Industrial Minerals Directory & Database

Industrial Minerals has publishes acclaimed reference books and directories which provide mining professionals and senior business executives with comprehensive reference guides and industry reports on specific minerals and mining sectors.

The Industrial Minerals Directory, published for the final time in print in 2008, was the world’s most comprehensive collection of mineral suppliers from around the world. This directory helped our clients to:

  • Connect with over 900 key industry contacts from around the world, enabling you to pursue new business opportunities and negotiate better deals;
  • Find invaluable information relating to miners and processors of industrial minerals;
  • Quickly find management, sales and production contacts within companies;
  • Source the right supplier: search by the mineral you need – by country.

Now all the data from the Industrial Minerals Directory is now online. The Industrial Minerals Company Database, a sub-package within the Metal Bulletin Company Database, contains detailed and up-to-date company information for 1,500+ non-metallic minerals players, covering the bauxite, chromite, fluorspar, graphite, lithium, magnesia, phosphate, potash, rare earths, soda ash, TiO2 and zircon markets, direct from a team of 20 full-time researchers and editors from around the world.

Detailed information now includes:

  • Key personnel (including Purchasing Manager)
  • Ownership
  • Finance data (Revenue, Net Profit and Paid Up Equity Capital)
  • Exports markets and end user industries
  • Mines (ores/minerals mined, reserves, output),
  • Plant details (equipment type and technology supplier, size and capacity),
  • Products (specifications, output, capacity)
  • Expansion plans (new mines and plants and modernisation plans)

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Strategic Forecast Study:

NEW for 2011 - Global Lithium Market Outlook: Projects and Strategies to 2020 for a new era of demand 

Following Metal Bulletin Research’s (MBR) and Industrial Mineral’s (IM) 2009 focus on a lithium industry on the verge of a boom, the NEW Global Lithium Market Outlook: Projects and Strategies to 2020 for a new era of demand is a much needed successor to this study.

MBR and IM have conducted interviews with over 75 producers, end-users and key players in the lithium industry. With the focus on lithium carbonate, chloride and hydroxide new critical analyses and projections include:

• Comprehensive supply and demand forecasts by major country out to 2020;

• Lithium carbonate price forecasts out to 2020;

• In-depth analytical focus on Chile, Afghanistan, China and Argentina;

• The impact of hybrid and full electric vehicles to the lithium market – the emergence of the Nissan LEAF;

• A unique ground-floor up-analysis of the global electric vehicles’ market with specific data revealed including detailed analysis and forecasts of emerging electric vehicles’ potential by car model, analysis of kWh data and the specific volume unit lithium demand per car model;

• Full analysis of the trends in battery recycling on lithium demand;

• SWOT analysis for leading lithium producers including SQM, Chemetall, FMC and more;

• In depth analysis of glass, aluminium, pharmaceuticals, and portable electronics;

• Detailed independent recommendations on competitive strategies to be adopted by producers and investors.

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Industrial Minerals Events:

Industrial Minerals offers a range of leading industry conferences each year which attract an average of 1,500+ international senior level executives from across every sector of the non-metallic minerals industry.

For more information on the events schedule this year visit the IM Events page now.