RHI restarts fused magnesia lines in Norway

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

Refractories producer RHI has been carrying out test runs at its fused magnesia (FM) operation in Norway since December and will gradually scale up capacity in the next four to six months, the company has told Industrial Minerals.

Following a decision taken in the fourth quarter of last year to bring the magnesia production lines at the facility in Porsgrunn back into operation, the company has already started operating some of the existing furnaces.

Employees will be hired successively when other furnaces are brought into operation, the company...

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