Year in Review 2011: Zircon
Published: Friday, 23 December 2011
Prices soared as chronic underinvestment in new capacity finally tipped the balance
The zircon market garnered new attention in 2011 as the
widely-forecast shortages in global supply had a dramatic
impact on prices for the mineral sand.
As demand for zircon continued to rise, especially in China,
suppliers worldwide have been unable to keep up due to chronic
lack of investment in...