FOCUS: Global steel recovery drives firmer DBM demand

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Refractory markets healthier as Chinese supply uncertainties create opportunity

The recovery in global steel production has created a healthier demand environment for dead burned magnesia (DBM) and its core market – magnesia-based refractories.

World steel production rose 2.4% in October compared with the same month in 2009, despite lower output for the global steel powerhouse China, according to the...

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