New projects set to boost Russian magnesia production
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015
Russia has historically depended on imports of magnesia for its refractories and other downstream industries, but the development of new projects in Siberia, the Far East and potentially North Korea could see the country become a net exporter of the mineral by 2020, Vladislav Vorotnikov, reveals.
Russia’s magnesia production
capacity is set to almost double by 2018, with the
implementation of several new mining projects in Siberia and
the country’s Far East.
A number of recent market studies show that Russia is
currently facing growing demand for refractory products, which
are the main...