Refractories market to grow by nearly 11% to 2017

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Friday, 26 July 2013

China remains key player; leading topics to be discussed in Shanghai this September

A new report has forecast that world refractories production will increase from 41.5m tonnes to 46m tonnes by 2017.

China’s influence remains strong both as a major producer and user of refractories, as well as a world supplier of key refractory minerals such as bauxite, magnesia, graphite, fused alumina,...