Mineral markets start 2016 on a low ebb

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 21 December 2015

Antimony market crashes in 2015; refractories pull alumina, graphite and magnesia down.

Industrial mineral markets will embark on a nervous new year in January, after many industry observers gave up calling market bottoms following price declines that undercut even the most pessimistic forecasts in 2015.

In the refractory mineral markets, prices for alumina, graphite and magnesia all fell this year as soft...

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