Imerys buys largest privately owned European kaolin producer

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 09 November 2012

Goonvean sale means UK kaolin in the hands of two producers

The last independent UK kaolin producer disappeared this week as Imerys SA announced the acquisition of Goonvean's kaolin activities in Cornwall.

Imerys will now have access to additional high-quality reserves for porcelain and other ceramics, and platy clays for paper filler and other markets. ...

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