29 February 2016
US fertiliser producer Intrepid Potash saw its earnings decline into negative territory last year as a result of pricing pressure. As a result, the company will have to take further steps to lower costs, including potential production cuts.
26 February 2016
The Russian refractories group has signed a deal to boost its FM output in southern Siberia as part of an socio-economic development agreement, which will also see it add additional fusion capabilities for a total capacity of 100,000 tpa.
23 February 2016
The four year research project is part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 initiative, aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness in terms of raw materials and technology to ensure industrial leadership and technological development, will be led by the UK’s University of Exeter.
22 February 2016
The Dutch company has signalled that it intends to exploit its resources further and it is keen to innovate to target new markets, or improve its production processes.
09 February 2016
The company said little about its speciality magnesia arm, which was one of its worst performing divisions last year thanks to softness in the steel sector, while broader strong economic activity in the US bolstered its aggregates businesses.
03 February 2016
With a greater emphasis on sustainability and cost cutting without compromising on performance, LKAB says demand for recycled refractories in Europe is growing.