US refractories demand to grow 8% a year until 2014 – report

By Alex Feytis
Published: Monday, 10 January 2011

Demand will be driven by recovery of steel, glass and cement production in the USA

US demand for refractory products is projected to increase 8% /year to $3bn. in 2014, according to a new report.

 

The report by research company Freedonia Group forecasts that recovery in US crude steel production, which plummeted significantly between 2004 and 2009, and in the production of non-metallic mineral...

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