Perlite

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Latest News

  • Shippers uneasy about International Maritime Organization's 2020 sulfur cap

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    The approach of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 sulfur cap has sparked concern among international shipping companies, with many questioning how they will comply with the new regulation.

  • Price Briefing February 23 - March 1

    Friday, 02 March 2018

    Persisting market tightness leads to higher andalusite prices in 2018; Extension of consultation period regarding proposal to discontinue kyanite prices; Extension of consultation period regarding olivine price

  • PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of perlite assessments

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018

    Industrial Minerals has today discontinued the following five perlite market grades:

  • Letter from the editor: pricing review

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    As we enter into a new year, I wanted to update you on some of the changes and significant developments the global Industrial Minerals team is working on to ensure that the market information and prices that we provide you with are of the utmost relevance to your business.

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Pricing News

  • Price Briefing February 23 - March 1

    Friday, 02 March 2018

    Persisting market tightness leads to higher andalusite prices in 2018; Extension of consultation period regarding proposal to discontinue kyanite prices; Extension of consultation period regarding olivine price

  • PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of perlite assessments

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018

    Industrial Minerals has today discontinued the following five perlite market grades:

  • Price Briefing January 26 - February 1

    Thursday, 01 February 2018

    Global antimony trioxide market strengths; Calcined alumina markets appreciate in 2018 contracts; European titanium dioxide buyers resist price hikes; PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue celestite, kyanite, nitrate, olivine and perlite prices.

  • Letter from the editor: pricing review

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    As we enter into a new year, I wanted to update you on some of the changes and significant developments the global Industrial Minerals team is working on to ensure that the market information and prices that we provide you with are of the utmost relevance to your business.

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Features

  • Growing stronger: vermiculite and perlite

    Tuesday, 09 July 2019

    Driven by demand from multiple sectors - from construction and horticulture to fire protection and steelmaking - the global vermiculite and perlite market remains in growth mode, underscored by a healthy supply-demand balance, reports Ross Davies.

  • The peaks and troughs of Eurasian mining

    Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    Turkey is the standout performer in Eurasia’s industrial minerals industry but its economic recession is affecting the wider region. Rose Pengelly looks at what neighboring countries are doing to boost their domestic mining sectors.

  • Growing gains: Perlite and vermiculite

    Friday, 07 July 2017

    As two niche mineral sectors that have largely lacked innovation, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, considers whether there could be more in store for vermiculite and perlite than tall buildings and tomatoes.

  • A growing market: vermiculite and perlite in horticulture

    Friday, 21 March 2014

    Reporter, Antonio Torrisi, and Senior Reporter, Kasia Patel, take a look at the uses of vermiculite and perlite in the horticultural industry.

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