Projects in the Pipeline: Calcined bauxite – are there enough projects in the pipeline?

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Published: Friday, 22 February 2013

Recent press reports have quoted a leading consumer as describing high-grade bauxite as “a rare commodity in China”. Alison Saxby, Roskill Information Services, explores whether supply can cope with future demand

By Alison Saxby, Roskill Information Services Ltd

Recent press reports have quoted a leading consumer as describing high-grade bauxite as “a rare commodity in China”.

Global abrasives markets are currently depressed (see pp56-59), and refractories demand is relatively flat, so any supply shortfalls of raw materials are not...

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