PCC prices set to rise on increased lime costs

By Jack Elliott
Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Sources expect price hikes of up to 8% as fine grinding technology improves

Precipitated calcium carbonate prices are expected to continue to rise in the coming years, owing largely to increased lime costs, sources observed to IM.

The PCC market was greatly impacted by the 2009 recession, which saw the European and North American paper markets bottom-out, falling 13% and 16% respectively, but...

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