Aachen ’16: Andalusite buyers 'relieved' at Imerys-AR merger failure

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 29 September 2016

Hiking andalusite prices will not be made easier, according to sources talking to IM, as the status quo of the global market remains unchanged following the conclusion of merger negotiations between the two South Africa-based miners.

Refractory producers and other buyers of andalusite attending the 59th International Colloquium on Refractories in Aachen, Germany expressed "relief" that the merger deal between Imerys and Andalusite Resources had fallen through.

A number of industry sources involved in the purchasing of andalusite commented positively on the outcome of the merger...

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