North American mineral demand cut by 1m. tpa to 2012

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

Recession fallout for US construction market hits performance industrial minerals

Although recovery is underway in most markets, the ailing North American construction market is likely to have a significant impact on demand for performance minerals, such as calcium carbonate, kaolin, talc and titanium dioxide (TiO2) for at least the next year or so.

“The impact of the decline in US...

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