Tough times for many in 2015
Published: Saturday, 27 December 2014
Energy minerals still waiting for battery lift off; chromite market bearish over next 12 months
Many industrial mineral markets are bracing themselves for a
challenging year in 2015, after prices for refractory, chemical
and pigment minerals saw out 2014 on a flat-to-weak note.
There was scant optimism for refractory grade
chromite as stagnant demand and increasing reclamation activity
continue to take a toll on prices.