Zircon industry optimistic for price rises
Published: Monday, 18 May 2015
Producers in Australia and Africa see potential for market tightness but this could be scuppered by near-term new supply.
industry participants are hopeful for price rises in the near
future, as supply of the refractory and ceramic opacifier
mineral looks set to tighten.
Sources confirmed the prices remain within IM’s
current ranges at present. Zircon values have held firm since
the end of 2014, even as prices for pigment...