US bentonite market holding up

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Published: Thursday, 19 November 2009

Industry cautiously optimistic for next year as end markets bottom out

The US market for bentonite, a key mineral in drilling and foundry applications, currently remains stable with supply in line with demand, according to leading producers questioned by IM.

 

“End markets for bentonite have bottomed out for the most part, and while it has been a very difficult year...

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