Growing stronger: vermiculite and perlite

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Driven by demand from multiple sectors - from construction and horticulture to fire protection and steelmaking - the global vermiculite and perlite market remains in growth mode, underscored by a healthy supply-demand balance, reports Ross Davies.

Vermiculite is a versatile industrial mineral, whose range of applications covers everything from car brake linings to roof-insulating concretes and a wide range of agricultural products.

It is this diversity of end-user applications, says long-time vermiculite consultant Andrew Baylay, that continues to stand the industry in good stead.

"Vermiculite holds...

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