Growing gains: Perlite and vermiculite
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017
As two niche mineral sectors that have largely lacked innovation, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, considers whether there could be more in store for vermiculite and perlite than tall buildings and tomatoes.
With niche applications and supply controlled by just a
handful of producers, perlite and vermiculite appear a world
away from the highly liquid mineral commodities typically used
to gauge economic confidence. ...