Year in Review 2012: Magnesia

By Emma Hughes
Published: Thursday, 27 December 2012

A year of consolidation and acquisition as steel demand slides

Magnesia experienced a difficult year in 2012, hit by the global economic crisis and a weak performance in refractories, its main end market, which is driven by steel demand.

The majority of European and Latin American crude steel production continued to slide throughout the year, with only Germany and the...

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