Covid-19 disruptions remove up to 20,000 tonnes of andalusite supply – sources
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2020
The global andalusite industry is taking stock of the effect of weeks of closures in all major origins on supply, with some sources estimating output could be short by as much as 20,000 tonnes this year.
South Africa’s two main operations supplying
andalusite – Imerys and Andalusite Resources
have been closed since late March due to a countrywide
lockdown to contain the Covid-19 coronavirus
Fastmarkets reported earlier this week that at least one
producer, Andalusite Resources, is gearing up to resume
production after an...