Magnesia: Year in Review 2016

By Albert Li
Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016

A roundup of the year’s main events in the global magnesia industry.

Fused magnesia (FM) and deadburned magnesia (DBM) demand and prices continued to struggle in 2016 as a result of the downturn in their main end market, steel refractories. The caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) segment fared better, owing to its diversified applications.  

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