Russian Mining targets flame retardants sector with expanded magnesium hydroxide plant

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Russian Mining has increased its capacity for magnesium hydroxide by 50% in line with growth in the flame retardants market, although alumina hydrate (ATH) remains the most widely used material in volume terms.

Russian Mining Chemical Co intends to target the growing flame retardants market with a 50% capacity increase for magnesium hydroxide created by a recently-opened facility at Vyazma, west of Moscow.

The company believes that there is scope to expand its share of the magnesium hydroxide market for such retardants, it...

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