Diatomite

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Pricing News

  • PRICING NOTICE: Holiday pricing schedule for 2020-2021

    Monday, 03 February 2020

    View the Fastmarkets holiday pricing schedule for 2020 and 2021.

  • PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets moves to annual methodology reviews across PRA divisions

    Tuesday, 21 January 2020

    Beginning in 2020, Fastmarkets will review its pricing methodologies and price specifications across all its Price Reporting Agency (PRA) divisions - Metals & Mining and Forest Products - on an annual basis rather than twice per year.

  • Price briefing: April 20-27

    Friday, 27 April 2018

    Reduced demand weighs on Chinese domestic spot lithium carbonate prices; Strong carbonate, hydroxide monohydrate prices in China boosting spodumene prices in Q2; Upcoming holiday restricts Chinese graphite prices; seaborne antimony trioxide market softens amid depressed demand; chemical grade chromite price holds despite volatile UG2 prices; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of diatomite; Chinese magnesia prices steady on halt in magnesite mining; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of vermiculite prices

  • PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue diatomite prices

    Tuesday, 27 March 2018

    Industrial Minerals proposes to discontinue two diatomite prices.

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Features

  • The peaks and troughs of Eurasian mining

    Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    Turkey is the standout performer in Eurasia’s industrial minerals industry but its economic recession is affecting the wider region. Rose Pengelly looks at what neighboring countries are doing to boost their domestic mining sectors.

  • The use of naturally occurring minerals in animal feed

    Monday, 22 September 2014

    The term usually applied to food prepared for domesticated livestock is ‘fodder,’ which is primarily composed of natural organic ingredients such as hay, straw, silage, pelleted foods, oils, grains, legumes and molasses as well as spent grain from breweries and distilleries and DDGS (distiller’s dried grains with solubles), from bio-ethanol production. Frank Hart* looks into the use of naturally-occurring minerals in animal feed.

  • Diatomite deposits: potential in Vietnam

    Monday, 22 July 2013

    Diatomite is found in abundance in several regions of Vietnam; Dr Tran Kim Phuong, of the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources explores its industrial importance and the improvements that have been made by filter-aided powder processing.

  • End User Focus: Liquid assets: picking the right mineral for wastewater treatment

    Monday, 26 November 2012

    Increased regulation and cost pressures mean that more than ever companies are looking to see which products better suit them. Siobhan Lismore looks at the industrial minerals used in wastewater treatment, with particular emphasis on magnesium hydroxide and lime, and speaks to key figures about how the market is progressing

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