Celestite producers search for new markets

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Demise of CRTs pulled plug on strontium market but fireworks and chemical applications tick along.

Producers of celestite are looking for new applications for the mineral following the collapse of its main end market – cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions.

The rapid demise of these 20th century devices in favour of slimmer, wider liquid crystal display (LCD) and plasma display TVs is now all but complete...

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