Thursday, 04 October 2018
Key takeaways from the 61st International Colloquium on Refractories, held September 25-26 in Aachen, Germany
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Most delegates seem to agree that prices for raw materials, including bauxite, alumina, magnesia and graphite, will continue at high levels with small fluctuations.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Attendees discuss how market participants will secure supply for the coming year, and how prices are expected to perform going forward.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.