Growing gains: Perlite and vermiculite

By IM Staff
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. ...

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