Price Briefing: Week 46 – kaolin, rare earths, fluorspar, iodine

By Jack Elliott
Published: Thursday, 17 November 2011

KaMin to hike kaolin in 2012; high rare earths prices driving substitution search

Georgia-based KaMin LLC will increase prices for its paper grade kaolin clay products globally on 1 January 2012, or as contracts allow.

The announcement came following predictions from Georgia producers in July that increased raw material, transportation and liquid fuel costs would drive kaolin hikes in 2012.

“KaMin is committed...

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