Aachen 2014: Refractories face evolutionary growth path to 2020
Published: Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Steel makers target higher quality, lower volumes; Manufacturers urged to adapt to changing needs
The outlook for refractories consumption is positive until
at least the end of the current decade, based on projected
increases in steel, cement and glass output, delegates at the
57th International Colloquium on Refractories in
Aachen, Germany, heard in September.
A reduction in specific consumption of refractories,
particularly in the...