Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Andalusite market participants said availability is tightening and prices have risen owing to a combination of supply hiccups in some origins and increasing costs of shipping.
Friday, 11 June 2021
Prices for brown fused alumina (BFA) moved up in the fortnight to Thursday June 10 amid increasing supply tightness following temporary closures in China’s Henan province. The price of white fused alumina (WFA) imports into Europe was supported by soaring freight costs, while bauxite also held firm.
Friday, 04 June 2021
Graphite industry participants attending a conference held in the Chinese city of Qingdao in May were looking to create a new market place for “fake flake” graphite by improving trading transparency and the yield rate from spherical graphite.
Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Industry participants attending the anode conference held in the city of Qingdao, in China’s Shandong province, at the end of May considered ‘green production’ to be the likely trend for spherical graphite production in the near future, amid Beijing’s growing efforts to bring in pollution controls.