Soda ash features

  • December 2008

    Reflections on ASEAN Glass

    01 December 2008

    Murray Lines reports on the 32nd ASEAN Glass Conference held 7-10 October 2008 in Borneo. Amongst topics and trends covered was the outlook for glass packaging, central to glass minerals’ prospects in the Asia Pacific region

  • October 2008

    Glass minerals strike gold

    01 October 2008

    Murray Lines examines the main glass minerals and highlights trends in the rapidly expanding Asia Pacific market, dominated by China.

  • August 2008

    A minerals passage to India

    01 August 2008

    As the word continues to seek a passage into India's industrial minerals industry, the country has continued to strengthen through domestic expansions and international acquisitions.

  • Emissions Trading: a changing climate

    01 August 2008

    Legal Eye: Bert D’Hooghe assesses how the industry is tackling climate change and looks at the revision of the EU emission trading scheme (ETS), with reference to dolomite, gypsum, lime, magnesia, and soda ash

  • July 2008

    Seeing through dust control

    01 July 2008

    Mineral powders are likely to cause dust pollution unless they are fully enclosed when being conveyed or transloaded; if this is not possible, a dust filtering or spray system needs to be employed

  • April 2008

    Soda ash's Indian summer

    01 April 2008

    High demand for glass in developing regions has tightened supply and pushed up prices, while Indian players, with an appetite for natural soda ash sources, lead a vibrant acquisition and expansion spree by producers worldwide

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