US bentonite prices firming
Published: Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Higher production costs push up prices while US oil exploration improves demand
Prices for US
produced bentonite have risen this month owing to pressures
from rising production costs including labour, packaging and
mining, industry sources report.
A leading producer of bentonite based in Wyoming told IM:
We are increasing prices to cover increased production
and packaging costs. I would believe our...