Magnesia features

  • April 2021

    AT A GLANCE: Imerys revenues continue to bounce back on mineral demand recovery

    30 April 2021

    Industrial mineral group Imerys attributed rising revenues and income in the first quarter of 2021 to a recovery in the global economy and in its end markets.

  • IN FIGURES: China’s refractory raw materials exports in March 2021

    26 April 2021

    A summary of China’s refractory raw materials exports for the March and the first quarter of 2021

  • Total EU car sales jump by 87% in March

    19 April 2021

    Sales of passenger cars in the EU rocketed by 87.30% year-on-year in March 2021, the European Automotive Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said on Friday April 16.

  • IN FIGURES: China's finished steel output rises 23% in Q1

    19 April 2021

    China’s crude steel, hot metal and finished steel production all rose sharply year on year in March and the first quarter of 2021, according to data released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday April 16.

  • Syrah Resources returns

    14 April 2021

    Graphite company Syrah Resources plans to ramp up its flake output with a flexible approach to production, chief executive officer Shaun Verner told Jon Stibbs in late-February

  • Graphite outlook

    14 April 2021

    The flake graphite market, especially for fines, looks set to come under pressure through 2021 while increasing supply outweighs the growth of demand, Jon Stibbs and Sybil Pan report.

  • LFP battery resurgence alters price dynamics

    14 April 2021

    Changing preferences for lithium-ion battery chemistries in China have altered relative lithium prices, Susan Zou and Carrie Shi report.

  • Tight supply forecast

    14 April 2021

    Lithium supply is set to be tight in 2021, despite a ramp-up in output, William Adams reports.

  • Download the April 2021 issue of MMM

    14 April 2021

    Welcome to the April 2021 issue of Metal Market Magazine, where we look at how lithium is getting hot again after a long price slump amid expected supply shortage issues, as well as the multiple pressure points that could hit the global graphite market.

  • China sends environmental teams to 8 provinces in anti-pollution campaign

    08 April 2021

    China will send inspection teams to eight provinces and regions as part of its efforts to fight pollution, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Tuesday April 6. The eight provinces include Shanxi, Liaoning, Anhui, Jiangxi, Henan, Hunan, Guangxi and Yunnan.

  • China’s caustic calcined magnesia producers raise offers on tight supplies

    08 April 2021

    Strict enforcement of environmental regulations in China's Liaoning province production hub has led to supply tightness and higher offer prices for caustic calcined magnesia (CCM), sources said this week.