Fluorspar latest news

  • November 2015

    Ambiguity over HFC phase out clouds acidspar demand picture

    30 November 2015

    Non-Article 5 countries to lead the phasing out, with China likely to influence consumption trends. Transition to HFOs will also prompt fluorine demand.

  • Chemours breaks ground on Chinese HFO production facility

    18 November 2015

    With the spotlight on HFC reduction and a move to low global warming potential solutions for refrigerants, Chemours is confident that demand for its HFO-based products will continue to grow.

  • New Kenyan mining law to establish ‘transparent’ legal regime

    16 November 2015

    Kenya is expected to unveil a new mining law in a few months’ time, making it the latest African country to undergo extensive legislative mining reform to provide an attractive environment for direct foreign investment. Legal experts have said the new law will attract foreign investors to the country and help local communities.

  • Price Briefing 6 – 12 November

    13 November 2015

    Weak demand prevails in fluorspar and graphite while lithium prices continue to rise.

  • Struggling fluorspar suppliers fear further pricing pressure into 2016

    09 November 2015

    As weak demand continues to limit hopes of a market upturn, producers have said that prices could erode further approaching the northern hemisphere winter.

  • Canada Fluorspar gets green light for AGS project

    06 November 2015

    The company has received news that the authorities in St Lawrence, based in Newfoundland, Canada, have approved an environmental preview report on its AGS fluorspar mine following a public consultation review. Canada Fluorspar will now be pushing ahead with plans to start construction work on the project, which is expected to begin by the end of this year.

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