Magnesia features

  • November 1999

    High grade kaolin fillers - Production review

    01 November 1999

    High grade kaolin fillers are the focus of this contributed review which will appear in two parts: this month will cover world production, including commercial specifications; next month will cover international trade, methods of distribution, sales and marketing, and prices.

  • Handle with care - reflections on the UK glass industry

    01 November 1999

    This feature gives a snapshot of the UK flat and container glass industries – profiling the major players, examining the trends in the market place, and discussing the impacts on raw material suppliers. This will be followed next month with an article looking at the glass markets in Continental Europe.

  • Paint technology - Its impact on pigments & minerals

    01 November 1999

    This paper will examine the penetration of the different paint technologies. The paints and coatings industries constitute, for several pigments and minerals manufacturers, the most important market outlet. It is therefore considered that a good understanding and insight into these technologies, and into the individual market segments, is essential in developing the right pigment type for the specific application and technology

  • Mineral transport - A view on logistic concepts

    01 November 1999

    On a global scale, industrial minerals are being moved from mines or producers to the processing industry and/or end-users. They are moved by means of transport such as ship, barge, rail and truck. Prior, during and after this transport, industrial minerals are handled, screened, processed, packed, stored, and almost every time transported once again.