Inside iodine

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Production problems in Japan and Chile this year have led to supply shortages and an unprecedented spike in prices. With demand growth expected to continue throughout the decade, the world’s established producers must expand capacities to fill the deficit

Atacama Minerals’ Aguas Blancas mine, Chile:
The Atacama is the driest desert in the world
Atacama Minerals

The past nine months have been an unusual blip in one of the most stable industrial mineral industries. The Tohoku earthquake, water shortages in Chile and robust demand combined to create a perfect...

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