Q1 2009 results knock out mineral prices
Published: Thursday, 07 May 2009
Graphite and sulphur prices take a hit, while rare earths and titanium dioxide prices avoid punches but are still on the ropes
Its been another bad week all over for industrial
mineral prices, as demonstrated when two major producers of
graphite products announced falls in sales.
First GrafTech International Ltd, one of the worlds
leading producers of graphite based electrodes, reported a 24%
decline in profits for Q1 2009 due...