Burning up: A look at the deadburned magnesia market

Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Vasili Nicoletopoulos takes a look at the global dead burned magnesia market with particular reference to the varying practices being undertaken by companies inside and outside of China.

The supply side

Deadburned magnesia (DBM), also known as ‘sinter’ and, in the Far East, ‘clinker’ magnesia, has recently seen a trend towards consolidation in DBM production, with refractory producers worrying about securing captive DBM sources, as well as highlighting the need for DBM producers to develop higher grades to...

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