Published: 22 Jun 2018
Uncompleted wells soar after pressure pumpers cut back on operations due to limited export capacity.
Published: 12 Jun 2018
The approval of new mining legislation in Zimbabwe seeks to open the country up to greater levels of investment and boost its output of minerals, such as chrome and lithium.
Published: 07 Jun 2018
As zircon prices continue to rise, what is Iluka, the world’s most significant zircon producer, doing to alleviate tight global zircon supply, and how significant is the Eucla Basin in terms of supply security? Industrial Minerals’ Australia correspondent, Cameron Perks, takes a look at the company’s expansion efforts, and explorations that could have an effect on zircon supplies.
Published: 31 May 2018
Several mineral exploration companies are searching for vanadium amidst high demand and high prices for the material, so what will a future increase in vanadium production do for the titanium market?
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.
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.
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.
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.