I-Minerals to be an important feldspar supplier in North America
Published: Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Imerys remains largest supplier, no plans to close Spruce Pine
We strive for editorial excellence at Industrial
Minerals (IM) but
sometimes, rarely, we fall short. On 7 November we published an
article which contained several inaccuracies. Below is the
corrected version of the article. IM apologises for
any inconvenience the misinformation caused.
I-Minerals Inc., a US-based junior mining company,
could be an important feldspar supplier in North
The company however, will still remain second to
Imerys Spruce Pine operations in North Carolina, which now
form part of its
subsidiary, The Quartz Corp.
[Imerys] continues and will continue to be
the largest producer of white firing feldspar in North
America. There are no plans to close the Spruce Pine
operations, they have more than 50 years of reserves at their
current market requirements, the company told IM.
Imerys is closing its potassium feldspar
operations in Georgia.