Sillimanite features

  • On the way up: Industrial minerals in India IM March 2018

    India has recorded economic growth of around 7% per year in the past three years. But while it has significant resources of some of the most widely used industrial minerals, this sector has shown only modest growth, as Industrial Minerals correspondent Sunder Singh discovers. Read More

  • India's mining industry: Challenges and potential IM June 2016

    The Indian mining industry is best described as a success story still in the making. Despite holding reserves of 89 different minerals, Shruti Salwan, IM Analyst, examines why growth in the domestic mining industry has been relatively stagnant, failing to reap the benefits of an emerging middle class. Read More

  • Raw materials trends in refractories IM September 2014

    Over the last two years IM has reported on the shifting trends in the refractories industry, with China looking to reduce wastage and increase energy efficiency. Ted Dickson* explores these various trends and asks – how will this shift impact raw material supply? Read More

  • Sillimanite supply surge February 2010

    Andalusite and kyanite players emerge and expand capacity as sillimanite minerals target bauxite substitution in refractory market recovery Read More

  • Saudi Arabia minerals review June 2009 issue

    Seeking Saudi mineral potential: A shift in national policy to diversify into non-oil resources has prompted domestic development and overseas interest in Saudi Arabia’s considerable wealth of untapped industrial minerals Read More

  • Non-ferrous refractories July Issue 2006

    Alumino-silicate specialities. A systematic approach can be applied to the development of alumino-silicate refractories for special applications. Here, Biswajit Ghosh, R.K. Sinha and A.K. Chattopadhyay of Tata Refractories Ltd discuss two products with similar alumina contents but differing microstructures for use in non-ferrous metallurgy Read More

  • EU H&S policy February Issue 2006

    SMEs are at the core of the EU’s entrepreneurship policy revamp. Michelle Wyart-Remy, IMA Europe General- Secretary, describes the problems industrial minerals SMEs may encounter when facing the EU health and safety programme. Read More

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