End User Focus: Reconstruction revives refractories in Japan

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2012

Sluggish steel outlook tempered by cement stimulus from post-quake rebuilding programme

Japan, along with South Korea, Taiwan, and more recently China, has been one of the great refractory markets of recent times. One of its key characteristics is that it has always been at the cutting edge of refractory development and refractory raw material usage - driven in large part by its...

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