Sillimanite supply surge

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Sunday, 24 January 2010

Andalusite and kyanite players emerge and expand capacity as sillimanite minerals target bauxite substitution in refractory market recovery

Some good news in the mineral sector at last. It would appear that prospects are promising for the sillimanite group minerals and alusite, kyanite, sillimanite, and mullite whose key market is refractories, followed by casting, abrasives, and ceramics (see panel for definitions p.35).

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