28 June 2018
China’s government has launched a new round of environmental inspections for heavy industries across the country, with the tighter regulations expected to lend support to prices for most industrial minerals produced in the targeted regions.
25 June 2018
The facility will be commissioned by August 2019, and capacity will be ramped up over the next two-three years, while the company aims to supply ATH-based flame retardants to the Nafta region.
19 June 2018
Prices of Chinese bauxite decreased slightly over the past fortnight, but market participants warned of surging energy prices and tightening supply.
18 June 2018
Refractory-grade brown fused alumina prices continued to weaken in the latest assessment, while low availability limited the fall in abrasive-grade prices.
14 June 2018
Here are some takeaways from the 24th IM Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, that took place over June 5-7.
12 June 2018
Companies in the industrial minerals sector have lamented the current difficulties in planning and sourcing because of the continuing disruptions to export flows out of China of minerals such as bauxite, alumina and graphite, with the industry disheartened about prospects for a return to normal any time soon.
01 June 2018
Refractory grade BFA prices moved down after producers in China sought to move inventory, while tight availability upheld prices of abrasive grade BFA, and white fused alumina remained stable.