Supply Situation Report: Refractory bauxite
Published: Monday, 20 February 2012
Senior consultant at Roskill Information Services examines bauxite market
By Alison Saxby
There is a great deal of bauxite produced worldwide; an
estimated 210m tonnes was extracted in 2011. However, in terms
of grades suitable for refractory manufacture, there are
relatively few deposits and producers.
This is because there are stringent specifications attached
to refractory grade material. Iron oxide levels...