Projects in the Pipeline: Kaolin bounces back

By John Ollett
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2012

It has been a difficult couple of years for kaolin as the global recession spread to its end user markets, but a recent recovery in demand has also encouraged a surge of new operations and exploration projects


It has been a difficult couple of years for kaolin as the global recession spread to its end user markets. Paper coating and filling, accounting for 43% of kaolin sales in 2009 (according to consultant Ian Wilson), experienced a sharp decline resulting in part from decreased advertising and inventory reductions...

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