Better times ahead for refractories?
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