IM October - November 2019


  • Goodbye, friends

    Siobhan Lismore-Scott reflects on the 50-year history of the print edition of Industrial Minerals. Read More

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  • China to launch new round of environmental restrictions for autumn-winter

    The winter of 2019-20 will be the third consecutive year for production restrictions in China based on environmental inspections, with outputs to be curtailed for six months. Read More

  • China’s magnesia market dilemma

    Magnesite production restrictions and magnesia factory suspensions in China have failed to raise magnesia prices, trapping the country’s producers in a difficult situation. With prices already at unprofitable levels, stocks mounting and no sign of a demand rebound in downstream markets, Carrie Shi and William Clarke consider how Chinese magnesia companies are responding to the situation. Read More

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