EP Minerals edges up perlite and diatomite prices

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Higher costs at the US company's plants, combined with higher regulatory and feedstock expenditures, were the cited as the reasons for EP Minerals' price increases for diatomite and perlite, which are used as filter aids and soil conditioners.

Reno, Nevada-based EP Minerals LLC has announced a 3-8% price increase for all grades of its diatomaceous earth (diatomite), perlite and cellulose products, effective from 1 November 2015.

The company did not specify which minerals from its portfolio would be subjected to higher end of its price increases, but...

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