Magnesita looks ahead to positive impact of graphite and talc projects

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Laura Syrett
Published: Saturday, 17 May 2014

The Brazilian refractories and minerals producer’s Q1 results show that vertically integrated supplies of raw materials are becoming increasingly important for Magnesita’s balance sheet.

Industrial minerals and refractories producer Magnesita Refratarios SA has said that it is keenly anticipating the positive impact of bringing its graphite and talc projects online, as rising costs and narrowing margins weigh on the company’s earnings.

The Brazilian manufacturer reported a 15% rise in sales year-on-year in...

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