UniteCR ’17: Refractories recycling takes centre stage as shortage bites
Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
With the markets of several raw materials currently experiencing short supply and surging prices, refractory makers should invest into recycling options, delegates were told in Santiago.
The existing shortage of refractory raw materials affecting
the global market is poised to boost companies’
interest in refractory recycling, delegates heard at
Global refractory materials demand was estimated at 46m
tonnes in 2016, Jorge Madias, metallurgical engineer at
Argentina-based research and technology company Metallon, told
attendees at the...