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  • By Cameron Perks
    Published: 25 May 2018

    As modern architecture increasingly looks to smart glass for its unique, functional and environmentally friendly properties, Industrial Minerals correspondent Cameron Perks takes a look at how this may stimulate demand for glass minerals, as well as certain metal oxides.

  • By Michael Greenfield
    Michael Greenfield
    Published: 17 May 2018

    Fears that Eti Soda could create an oversupply in the soda ash market and send prices tumbling have not been realized, but questions remain about how the market so readily absorbed the additional tonnages that are being produced, and what will happen next.

  • By Michael Greenfield
    Michael Greenfield
    Published: 09 May 2018

    At the Ceramics Expo 2018 conference in Cleveland, Ohio, Spinks Clay said the domestic US tile market will continue its strong growth, helped by an influx of new producers and competitive energy costs.

  • By Davide Ghilotti
    William Clarke
    Carrie Shi
    Published: 04 May 2018

    The East Asian country, which produces some of the most widely used mineral commodities in refractories, abrasives and pigments, is persisting with its drive to improve the environmental profile of its heavy industry, and is gearing up for further restrictions on local operations.

  • By Michael Greenfield
    Michael Greenfield
    Published: 20 Apr 2018

    Nokeng mine will have capacity to produce 210,000 tonnes per year of fluorspar when fully operational, according to the Sepfluor executive.

  • By Martim Facada
    Published: 19 Apr 2018

    Lithium producer SQM is confident it will retain its market share amid forecasts of global supply growth, while cautioning of the industry's poor track record on delivering lithium projects.

  • By Carrie Shi
    Published: 13 Apr 2018

    China’s output of NEVs rose in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, underpinned by the state's continued push towards electrification - a stance that many believe will support lithium, graphite and cobalt prices.

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