31 March 2017
China’s output of refractory products (excluding source materials) continues to fall.
28 March 2017
HarbisonWalker's has chosen South Point, Lawrence Country as the best location for its $30m monolithic refractories facility due to existing infrastructure.
20 March 2017
Unshaped refractories are expected to gain further traction in emerging markets, while penetration in mature markets will be slow, according to leading refractories producer Calderys.
17 March 2017
Antimony trioxide spot prices spike; magnesia unchanged but supply to remain tight; China-origin soda ash falls.
15 March 2017
During a recent trip to visit magnesia companies in Haicheng and Dashiqiao, in China’s Liaoning province, IM’s Albert Li learned that supply has become very tight, as a result of severe environmental restrictions. This has led to a surge in domestic prices and an expectation of a similar rise in export prices.
09 March 2017
Operations in the quarter were supported by positive developments in the AMG's critical minerals segment including better product mix and stronger sales, as capital expenditure increased to fund ongoing projects in lithium and graphite.
07 March 2017
US demand for Brazilian magnesia has surged 500% in volume terms in 2017 to date, while Latin American and European destinations recorded slower demand flows.
03 March 2017
Chinese magnesia market participants believe production stoppages and the resulting supply implications will impact domestic prices as material continues to flow out of the country at lower values due to the lifting of the export quota.