Zirconium chemical market gains traction

By Paul Rackstraw
Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

The chemical market could take over from ceramics as the principal end-user of zircon, Cameron Perks reports.

The zirconium chemical industry has been the fastest growing zircon end-user sector in China, a fact that is easy to miss if you only read company announcements. 

Iluka’s 2017 investment day presentation revealed that the ceramics market demands 50% of zircon supply, making it the largest end-user for the...

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