Rising tide for olivine in underwater concretes

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015

Olivine consumption rising in underwater concretes but refractories remain mineral’s key market.

Olivine, which is sourced from olivine sands, or from peridotite and dunite rock, is seeing an awakening of interest in underwater concrete markets, according to Greece-based refractories producer, Grecian Magnesite. Pantelis Vetoulas, commercial manager at Grecian Magnesite, told IM that the underwater concrete sector is an expanding market for olivine...

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