Zircon prices trebled since January 2011 as demand booms

By Jack Elliott, Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Higher prices come as Astron announces “one of world’s largest” reserves

Some zircon grades have almost trebled since the start of the year – and demand is not likely to fall off.

The price of zircon sourced from the US (standard grade, FOB US) has been trading at a range of $2,550-2,750/tonne since the beginning of October. At the start of...

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