Chinese refractories sector consolidation is positive for the wider industry, says Magnesita chief

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 28 May 2015

With overall and specific consumption of refractories in the steel industry on a downward trend, producers of refractory and raw materials are keeping a keen eye on potential pockets of growth and wider trends in the market. IM spoke to Octavio Pereira Lopes, CEO of leading Brazilian refractory materials producer, Magnesita, to discover his views on the industry. Josie Shillito, Reporter

Magnesita recently noted growth coming from the North American mini mills market. Why does the company anticipate higher demand from this area specifically? ...

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