22 December 2021
Fused and dead burned magnesia prices outside China edged lower in the month to Wednesday December 22, with the market coolomg down after restoration of production in China.
13 December 2021
Fastmarkets opened a consultation on Monday November 8, inviting feedback on its pricing methodology for industrial minerals, in line with our annual methodology review process.
02 December 2021
Refractory materials producer Vesuvius has bought United States-based Universal Refractories, a speciality refractory producer, for £42.6 million ($56.7 million), UK-based Vesuvius announced Thursday December 2.
29 November 2021
A summary of China’s refractory raw materials exports in October 2021.
19 November 2021
Passenger car sales in the European Union declined month-on-month in October 2021 due to the continuing global shortage of semiconductors for use in onboard electronics, making it the fourth consecutive month to show a double-digit percentage decrease.
10 November 2021
China’s magnesia prices have softened on falling production costs amid the availability of cheaper coal and increasing supply, though logistics in the country have slowed down due to heavy snow and a rising number of Covid-19 cases in parts of the country, sources told Fastmarkets.
08 November 2021
Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on its pricing methodology for industrial minerals, as part of its announced annual methodology review process.
05 November 2021
China’s Liaoning province was to stop its regime of power cuts and allow power supplies to return to normal from 8pm Beijing time on Friday November 5. The production of fused magnesia would also be able to return to normal, sources told Fastmarkets.
04 November 2021
The upward trend in China's fused magnesia prices has slowed in anticipation of increased supplies after a partial resumption of production in Liaoning province.