MagMin2014: Underinvestment limiting opportunities for CCM producers

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 04 June 2014

CCM is a much smaller market, by volume, than either DBM or FM, but its uses are wide ranging and highly specialised. Some experts believe that the CCM market could be expanded with investment into discovering new applications, however, a lack of available funds and industry secrecy are holding back R&D.

A lack of investment in developing applications for caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) is preventing the sector from realising opportunities to expand the market, according to a panel of industry experts.

Speaking at the IM MagMin conference in Budapest today, Paul Rix, owner of Australia-based Rix Mineral Consulting, said that there...

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