30 August 2019
Domestic R&D in Turkey will be a priority in the country’s latest economic plan for the years to 2023, with emphasis on refractories.
28 August 2019
Exports of fused magnesia decreased in July year-on-year on slow demand from global buyers, while dead burned magnesia (DBM) and caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) exports were up.
21 August 2019
Chinese export prices for magnesia remained soft this week despite the start of a three-month halt to magnesite mining in Haicheng on August 1. High stocks and slow buying were still weighing on the market.
15 August 2019
Chinese steel output has fallen since June on lower demand and production restrictions in the north.
12 August 2019
The producer expects market uncertainty to continue in the second half of the year, potentially leading to more destocking from customers in the steel division, while the industrial and non-ferrous sectors performed better.
08 August 2019
Major Chinese steelmakers’ daily crude steel output rates dipped in early July, though they continued to produce at an average that just exceeds 2 million tonnes per day.