Better times ahead for refractories?

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Optimism industry has returned to growth; European market too mature to expand far.

Refractories producers gathering at the 57th International Colloquium on Refractories in September were cautiously optimistic that the downturn observed in key steel and cement markets since the economic crisis of 2008 may be behind them.

Speaking to IM, Robert van Aalst, a sales representative for Norway-headquartered Elkem Silicon Materials said...

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