IM23: KMK Granit to up glassware feldspar supply

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016

Czech feldspar miner KMK Granit is increasing the volume of feedstocks it supplies to the glass industry, as it seeks to improve returns and achieve more diversification, the company told IM.

KMK operates an open pit sodium potassium feldspar mine in Krásno, some two hours west of Prague. The site produces between 200,000 and 250,000 tonnes of feldspar per year, which is taken to a nearby fully owned facility, Czech Silicat, for first-stage processing....

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