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  • Natural Resources Forum: The switch to growth 01 July 2015

    A research report by EY has concluded that companies need to focus on a return to industry growth, which will come about sooner than previously thought owing to operational improvements, capital efficiency and high opex miners dropping out of the cost curve. The firm believes that if mining companies do not start to refocus on growth, a supply crunch could emerge. Read More

  • Fluorspar: the new generation 25 June 2015

    Supply update: Despite a turbulent last year for fluorspar producers, a new wave of suppliers are aiming to enter the market in 2015 Read More

  • Fluorspar Price Tracker: May 2015 19 June 2015

    IM outlines the key acidspar price trends seen in Q1 2015. Read More

  • Mineral resource estimate doubles at Tertiary’s MB fluorspar project 17 June 2015

    Following the company’s Phase 3 drilling programme, the mineral resource estimate at MB has increased by 125% on 2014 figures. The news means the company can now progress with geophysical testing to target even higher grade fluorspar. Read More

  • Alteo: Abrasive ambition IM June 2015

    Gardanne, France-based Alteo is a leading supplier of speciality alumina products to the global refractories and ceramics industries, but its main focus is on abrasives, as it seeks to capitalise pockets of “tightness” in supply. In order to take advantage of slim opportunities in what is a fiercely competitive market, the company has had to reinvent itself as a business with a reputation for reliability and consistency, Diego Audemard, commercial director for Alteo ARC Fused Aluminas, told IM. Read More

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