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Tuesday, 15 October 2019
The supply chains of refractory raw materials as well as finished products could be drastically affected by China’s economic performance and political stance, but refractories operators lament a lack of visibility for strategy planning.
Wednesday, 02 October 2019
Key takeaways from the 62nd Colloquium on Refractories, held in Aachen, Germany, on September 25-26
Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Refractories manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials alike see further bearish conditions affecting the whole industry in 2020, and expect market conditions to worsen further.
Monday, 12 August 2019
The producer expects market uncertainty to continue in the second half of the year, potentially leading to more destocking from customers in the steel division, while the industrial and non-ferrous sectors performed better.
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
Market patterns governing andalusite trade are expected to change next year, as suppliers say they will seek shorter contracts amid a situation of high demand and limited output.
Thursday, 05 October 2017
Several consumers of refractory minerals gathered in Santiago told IM they are certain that “everything will appreciate” next year as shortage of materials will trigger higher contract prices.
Monday, 28 November 2016
The publication of Industrial Minerals’ price assessments will be affected by the Christmas holidays.
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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.
Thursday, 06 September 2018
After a year of reorganization and changing narratives in the refractories industry – from significant M&A activity to raw material price spikes, and from booming end-market demand to uncertainties in global trade – Industrial Minerals correspondent Myles McCormick takes stock of a changed landscape for companies operating in the sector.
Thursday, 29 March 2018
The world’s refractories manufacturers are proving resilient, despite mounting pressures on the sector. How is this most traditional of industries adapting to unpredictable circumstances?
Thursday, 22 February 2018
India has recorded economic growth of around 7% per year in the past three years. But while it has significant resources of some of the most widely used industrial minerals, this sector has shown only modest growth, as Industrial Minerals correspondent Sunder Singh discovers.