Kyanite features

  • Kyanite: A strategic alternative for Russia’s aluminium industry? IM June 2016

    As Russia looks at reducing its bauxite imports amid geopolitical tensions, developing the Bolshie Keivy kyanite deposits near Murmansk to supply alumina to the domestic aluminium industry is a possible, if unlikely, route to self-sufficiency, Vladislav Vorotnikov, IM Correspondent, writes. Read More

  • Raw materials trends in refractories IM September 2014

    Over the last two years IM has reported on the shifting trends in the refractories industry, with China looking to reduce wastage and increase energy efficiency. Ted Dickson* explores these various trends and asks – how will this shift impact raw material supply? Read More

  • Industrial Minerals Prices July 2012 July 2012

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  • Sillimanite supply surge February 2010

    Andalusite and kyanite players emerge and expand capacity as sillimanite minerals target bauxite substitution in refractory market recovery Read More

  • The refractories world today - an overview April Issue 2007

    Functioning as a silent partner to the world’s heavy industry players, the refractories industry is a major supporter of the global economy. Dr Charles E. Semler reviews the current status of the world refractories industry, highlighting trends in demand, mineral consumption, and what the future may hold Read More

  • Refractory aluminations December Issue 2006

    Geography plays a major part in selecting kyanite or andalusite for the refractories and ceramics market. Here we highlight these sillimanite minerals’ main sources of supply and applications Read More

  • Non-ferrous refractories July Issue 2006

    Alumino-silicate specialities. A systematic approach can be applied to the development of alumino-silicate refractories for special applications. Here, Biswajit Ghosh, R.K. Sinha and A.K. Chattopadhyay of Tata Refractories Ltd discuss two products with similar alumina contents but differing microstructures for use in non-ferrous metallurgy Read More

  • EU H&S policy February Issue 2006

    SMEs are at the core of the EU’s entrepreneurship policy revamp. Michelle Wyart-Remy, IMA Europe General- Secretary, describes the problems industrial minerals SMEs may encounter when facing the EU health and safety programme. Read More

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