Magnesia latest news

  • November 2015

    Grecian Magnesite beefs up CCM processing plant

    30 November 2015

    The Greek magnesia producer is concentrating on enhancing its market position by announcing a CCM capacity development against a background of economic and financial challenges in its home country.

  • Price Briefing 20 – 26 November

    27 November 2015

    Iodine, magnesia, potash, rare earths and TiO2 prices all down on earlier in the year, as oversupply and weak Chinese consumption erode markets.

  • CCM prices from China slip in flat market

    25 November 2015

    Soft refractories demand is reported to be eroding prices for caustic calcined magnesia.

  • Magnesita’s Q3 loss increases almost 50-fold due to write-offs

    13 November 2015

    Despite posting an increase in net operating revenues, the Brazilian refractories producer has reported a significant loss for the third quarter of 2015 as a result of exceptional events in the company’s Brazilian, European and Chinese operations.

  • General Magnesium to go public in January 2016

    12 November 2015

    The Canadian magnesite and talc producer is aiming to raise funds for its Whitney project via a reverse takeover process, following the announcement of deals for magnesite offtake and talc processing which have brought the site closer to operation.

  • General Magnesium readies for Ontario magnesite-talc production with new deals

    06 November 2015

    A confirmed agreement for magnesite and another expected for talc will allow the company to bring its Whitney Township mine online.

  • MGX receives bulk sample permit for Driftwood Creek project

    05 November 2015

    The Canadian explorer is hoping to extract more magnesia from its Driftwood site after receiving permission to extract more of the material from the area. The news comes as the company pushes ahead with developments at the facility in the hope of starting commercial production in late 2016.