Plunging fluorspar prices weigh heavily on South African miners

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Excessive stockpiles with limited demand, which is causing prices to drop, is leaving South African fluorspar miners in flux with investors’ interest waning.

South Africa’s fluorspar industry continues to struggle in a difficult market climate, despite having the world's largest reserves of the mineral, with asset sales and infrastructure challenges squeezing investor confidence in the industry.

The country's fluorspar mines are bearing the...

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