IM Presentations

Our Industrial Minerals journalists are frequently asked to write articles and present papers at a variety of industry related events. Here is a selection that may provide some useful insight into non-metallic minerals and their markets.

Mike O’Driscoll - Global Head of Research, formerly Editor (1995 - 2012)

Proppant Prospects for Bauxite
19th Bauxite & Alumina Seminar, 13-15 March 2013, Miami
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Magnesia Supply: All change in world order
55th International Colloquium on Refractories, 19-20 September 2012, Aachen
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Frac Sand Frenzy - Focus on supply & demand for hydraulic fracturing sand
Silica Arabia 2012, 12-14 March 2012, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Mine to Market - International trade in industrial minerals
SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit - 19-22 February 2012, Seattle, Washington
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The Power of Minerals - Industrial minerals and alternative energy
SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit - 28 February-3 March 2010, Phoenix, Arizona
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Global trends in the industrial minerals industry: challenges & opportunities
Investment Opportunities in Saudi Industrial Minerals Workshop - 9 March 2009, Jeddah
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China's magnesite industry: resources, supply, & global influence
Impact of China on Industrial Minerals, SME 2009 Annual Meeting & Exhibit - 22-25 February 2009, Denver
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The Structure of the Talc Supply Market
3rd China Liaoning International Magnesia Materials Exposition - 22-24 September 2008, Shenyang
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The changing world of magnesite
3rd China Liaoning International Magnesia Materials Exposition - 22-24 September 2008, Shenyang
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The Turning of the Dragon: domestic demand priority
Future Trends in Industrial Minerals, SME Annual Meeting 2007 - 25-28 February 2007, Denver
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European carbonate resources & markets
Geology & Markets for Value-Added Carbonate Minerals, SME Dreyer Conference - 8-11 October 2006, Atlanta
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The economic importance of industrial minerals
IMA-Europe 10th Anniversary Conference, “Growing with Europe”, Brussels - 13 May 2004, Industrial Minerals Association-Europe
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Trends and developments of refractory raw materials supply - focus on dead burned magnesite
Tehran International Conference on Refractories, Tehran - 4-6 May 2004, Iran University of Science & Technology, IMIDRO
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The best of both worlds: supply and demand. China’s role as a source of refractory minerals for global markets
The Fourth International Symposium on Refractories, Dalian - 24-28 March 2003, The Chinese Ceramic Society and The Chinese Society for Metals
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Refractory raw materials – trends & developments in supply & demand
China’s Refractories Seminar 2001 - Technology & Markets, Beijing - 25-27 April 2001, The Chinese Society for Metals
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Life beyond ferrochrome? A review of chromite ore supply
International Chromium Development Association Annual Meeting, Paris - 12-13 November 1998
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Simon Moores, Manager, Industrial Minerals Data (2012-Present)
Former roles: Deputy Editor, Industrial Minerals (2010-2011); Commercial & Sales Executive (2011-2012)

Refractory grade graphite: How healthy is supply?
55th International Colloquium on Refractories, Aachen, 19-20 September, 2012
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Paul Moore

Offshore threats to the industrial minerals industry
IMA-NA Annual Meeting, Jacksonville - 26-29 April 2003
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The changing face of the global refractories industry
Refractory Ceramics Division Fall Meeting with the Pittsburgh Section & The Refractories Institute, Pittsburgh - 16-18 October, 2002
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Gerry Clarke - Editor (1983-1987)

What's so special about lithium?
Chairman's opening remarks from IM's inagural Lithium Supply & Markets 2009 (LSM09) event - 26-28 January 2009
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