SUPPLY SITUATION REPORT: In the driving seat: talc demand looks to automobile market

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013

Paper has traditionally been driving the market for talc, but as Kasia Patel discusses, other markets such as in automobiles and construction are looking up


Paper has traditionally been driving the market for talc, but paper producers are increasingly looking to other minerals, such as precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) and ground calcium carbonate (GCC) to fulfil the filler function previously provided by talc.

This does not indicate that talc is a declining market....

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