05 March 2021
Prices of brown fused alumina (BFA) were firm during the two weeks to Thursday March 4, with market participants' views differing on the market's performance. White fused alumina (WFA), meanwhile, slipped and bauxite was stable.
01 March 2021
Higher logistics costs and a steadier flow of inquiries have supported the andalusite market in the three months to Thursday February 25.
25 February 2021
German specialty alumina supplier Nabaltec AG expects single-digit revenue growth in 2021 after achieving an increase in the fourth quarter of last year, according to preliminary results released on Thursday February 25.
19 February 2021
Refractory-grade bauxite prices showed a reduction this week from previously wider spreads, with China gradually returning to the market after the Lunar New Year holiday, while white fused alumina (WFA) ticked upward on higher operational costs and brown fused alumina (BFA) held firm.
05 February 2021
Prices spread for certain grades of bauxite widened in the fortnight to Thursday February 4 on differing availability options from suppliers, while the price of white fused alumina (WFA) moved up on higher costs and brown fused alumina (BFA) held firm on bullish sentiment.
04 February 2021
The change in direction on the part of the new United States administration with a higher focus on domestic manufacturing and local supply chains will benefit both established and developing minerals and metals sectors, including steel, rare earths, graphite and lithium.
01 February 2021
The latest coronavirus lockdown declared in Peru by local authorities will not affect andalusite mining operations in the country, Fastmarkets has learned.