The Great Occasion

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Kasia Patel, Emma Hughes, Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014

The Industrial Minerals Congress launched 40 years ago, in 1974, and was attended by over 400 delegates from 36 different countries. As we prepare for the 22nd Congress, which will be held in Vancouver this month, IM approached several industry leaders and asked each of them the same five questions to get their perspectives on how the market has changed. Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Editor

In 1974, when IM held its first Congress at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London between 8-9 July, it was lauded as a “Great Occasion” by the publication, then in journal form, with editor Dick Fleming enthusiastically announcing in his editorial comment that there was scope for a second, and...

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