UNITECR 2015: Refractories industry in need of new skills and ideas

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 17 September 2015

Both refractories engineering and raw materials companies have complained of a shrinking skills pool and the pace of innovation lagging behind sector needs.

The global refractories industry is in urgent need of skilled professionals and innovative momentum, delegates at the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR) held in the Austrian capital, Vienna, heard this week.

Addressing industry representatives from more than 50 countries on the topic of securing the refractories sector's future, professor Anja...

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