Year in Review 2013: Kaolin

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 20 December 2013

The ongoing consolidation of the kaolin industry was questioned in 2013 as Imerys’ purchase of the last independent UK kaolin producer, Goonvean, was referred to the Competition Commission (CC).

January

US mining junior I-Minerals Inc. said it would produce 208,000 s.tons/year (188,694 tpa) of minerals over 25 years which would include feldspar, halloysite and kaolin from its Bovill Kaolin project in Idaho, US, according to its prefeasibility study.

With the prefeasibility study, the US-based company...

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