29 July 2020
Silicon carbide prices for abrasive and refractory applications remained mostly steady month on month on Tuesday July 28, bucking the downward trend of other industrial minerals since the beginning of the year as a consequence of the economic slowdown triggered by the Covid-19 global pandemic.
24 July 2020
The price for brown fused alumina (BFA) fell for a second consecutive assessment because of soft demand during a slow summer that was also affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, while the price of white fused alumina (WFA) ticked upward slightly and bauxite stayed mostly flat.
14 July 2020
Chalco has made a pricing announcement on alumina, including both metallurgical and non-metallurgical grades, which is expected to improve market sentiment for white fused alumina (WFA) in a complex market characterized by flatlined demand and rising feedstock costs.
08 July 2020
Sluggish fundamentals for refractories continue to put pressure on speciality calcined alumina raw materials, with prices showing further bearish movement.