US bentonite prices firming on higher production costs
Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2010
Energy, insurance costs and rising demand pushing prices upwards for Q1 2011
prices in the USA are firming as producers seek to cover
increasing costs, in particular, energy, insurance and the
costs of compliance with new government regulations.
Producers have seen a significant rebound in demand in 2010
over 2009, and even ahead of 2008 levels.
As one market source put...