Not a Cinderella story: Half a century of Industrial Minerals

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

Long dismissed as the Cinderella of the commodities world, industrial minerals were regarded as high bulk, low value for most outside the network which makes up our world. But after 50 years IM is looking forward to a glittering future - and so are those at the top of the industrial minerals tree, interviewed in turn about the changing face of the industry.

Since its inception under the stewardship of Peter Rowbotham in October 1967, IM has been unrivalled in its pursuit, research, and writing on the international non-metallic minerals industry. As such, its in-depth articles and news reporting are recognised by the industry as being the authoritative source of market information for...

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