Labour costs push up micaceous iron oxide prices

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Monday, 16 January 2012

Standard grade prices up 3-4% while demand for high quality MIO grades firms

Kärntner Montanindustrie GmbH (KMI), world leader in micaceous iron oxide (MIO) pigment production, has implemented annual price increases to its standard grades in response to increasing labour costs in Austria.

KMI, which is the world’s largest MIO producer, accounting for about 90% of the supply market, exploits MIO...

This is a preview of the full article

  • 2 years pricing data on all minerals
  • The latest global news and features
  • Print magazine
  • Article archive ranging from 1988
  • Access on the move with IM Insight mobile app

Take a Trial or Subscription today. Start below: