Chinese magnesia prices steady on halt in magnesite mining

By Carrie Shi
Published: Wednesday, 25 April 2018

The stoppage to magnesite mining in Liaoning province continued this week, and with no confirmed news on when a restart will happen, magnesia export prices were unchanged on quiet buying activity.

Magnesia producers in China’s Liaoning province have confirmed to Industrial Minerals that they still are not allowed to extract magnesite using explosives, and have stopped all magnesite mining because of imminent environmental inspections.

Magnesia prices have increased by more than 100 yuan ($16) per tonne in the domestic market,...

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