Chromium ’17: Strong fundamentals support foundry chromite market

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

High demand for material at a time of reduced supply has held prices of foundry sand close to the record levels reached at the end of last year, while sellers see the strong fundamentals continuing into 2018.

The foundry grade chromite market continues to be supported by a combination of strong demand combined with limited availability of material, as prices are holding on the high side, Industrial Minerals heard at this week’s Chromium 2017 conference in South Africa.

Suppliers who congregated in Johannesburg for the annual...

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