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Pricing News

  • Price Briefing: July 13-19

    Friday, 20 July 2018

    GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Battle over market share triggers price war; PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period on proposal to discontinue fluorspar prices; China’s magnesia export prices steady but domestic prices soften; Chinese soda ash price edges down on oversupply; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kaolin pricing; factors converge to depress ilmenite import price in China

  • PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of kaolin pricing

    Monday, 16 July 2018

    Industrial Minerals has today discontinued seven of its kaolin prices.

  • Price Briefing: June 15-21

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation, amendment to iodine prices; China’s magnesia prices steady amid sporadic buying; Global antimony trioxide market softens, Europe resists; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue talc prices; Lower producer offers weigh on Chinese brown fused alumina prices; Bauxite prices drop further as China supply remains tight; Foundry grade chromite prices hit new high; GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China’s battery-grade hydroxide prices fall in quiet trading conditions; Trade log June 2018: Lithium; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue selected fluorspar prices

  • PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue kaolin prices

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Industrial Minerals is opening a market consultation to seek feedback on the proposal to discontinue its kaolin 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.

  • Positive outlook for kaolin in ceramics

    Wednesday, 03 April 2019

    The mineral kaolinite was named after a hillside near the village of Gaoling in Jiangxi province, China, where the clay was traditionally mined to supply the nearby famous porcelain factories in Jingdezhen. Today, as Ian Wilson* and Frank Hart ** discover, China is just as important in the kaolin - and indeed the ceramics - industry.

  • India banks on ceramics

    Thursday, 28 March 2019

    The Indian ceramics industry has made steady progress in the past few years on the back of a growing middle class and several governmental schemes to boost the industry, as correspondent Sunder Singh discovered at India’s recent Ceramics Asia event.

  • A growth trajectory: ceramics markets look to Asia

    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    The ceramics industry registered a dip in trade and production following the global economic downturn in 2008. But, as Industrial Minerals correspondent Sunder Singh finds, trade in Asia is now picking up, which is putting renewed pressure on kaolin, zircon, bentonite and other ceramics markets.

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