Sibelco benefits from China’s magnesia controls
Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018
Strict environmental regulation on magnesite and magnesia production in China has resulted in strong demand for imported products. Cameron Perks, Fastmarkets IM correspondent, looks at how Sibelco’s Australian operations are currently benefiting from this.
Sibelco’s Australian QMAG magnesite and
magnesia operation is unique in a country that is typically
seen as a mining nation. This is because in addition to
Sibelco’s 600,000 tonnes of magnesite capacity,
the company also has around 300,000 tonnes of caustic calcined
magnesia (CCM) capacity, 100,000 tonnes of dead burned...