22 December 2015
The Brazilian refractories manufacturer has had a tough year and its directors have now approved a major overhaul of its corporate structure, including the incorporation of its non-South American operations into a new business, which it plans to float on London’s AIM exchange.
14 December 2015
The Canadian explorer is working towards becoming a commercial entity, as it prepares to begin a bulk magnesia sample scheme at its Driftwood site in Canada. The company is pushing ahead with plans to start commercial production in late 2016.
11 December 2015
The China Inorganic Salts Industry Association wants to overhaul the criteria for exporting magnesia from the country, including lowering the MgO content threshold from 98% to 90% to allow chemical producers to reach international markets.
08 December 2015
The US’ International Trade Commission, based at the government’s Department of Commerce, has published its first five-year review, also known as a sunset review, of a 2010 countervailing duty order on magnesia carbon bricks. The organisation says levies should remain to help protect US trade.