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  • Pricing notice: Delisting sodium sulphate prices

    Thursday, 08 December 2016

    Industrial Minerals has delisted its sodium sulphate prices effective immediately.

  • TOR Minerals back in the black after two years of losses

    Monday, 09 May 2016

    Texas, US-based TOR Minerals International Inc. has reported a profit in Q1 2016 for the first time in almost two years after the company divested its synthetic rutile production facilities, which were unable to produce at a profit consistently. Although the company is still facing difficult market conditions in TiO2, its alumina and sulphate businesses have shown potential for profitable growth.

  • Clariant posts net loss despite sales growth in developing economies

    Friday, 02 May 2014

    Net losses for the Swiss chemicals producer show the negative impact of unfavourable currency exchange on geographically diversified businesses. Recent divestments and unfavourable weather also impacted on the company’s profits, but will help Clariant reduce costs in 2014.

  • Compass sees salt sales surge in North America

    Friday, 11 April 2014

    Compass Minerals expects its position as a global salt supplier to be strengthened as North America is hit by a harsh winter. Its recent acquisition of Canadian fertiliser producer Wolf Trax will also give the company access to a diversified crop market, consolidating its position as a major supplier of fertilisers.

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  • New South Wales maps out industrial mineral opportunities

    Thursday, 22 October 2015

    The eastern Australian state of NSW is home to a large number of highly prospective industrial mineral deposits. Cameron Perks and David Forster* outline how the Geological Survey of New South Wales is producing an updated map of the region’s geology in order to showcase its potential to investors, geologists and the wider community.

  • Reflections on ASEAN Glass

    Monday, 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

  • Glass minerals strike gold

    Wednesday, 01 October 2008

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

  • Industrial minerals: a generation of change

    Monday, 01 October 2007

    In marking IM's 40th anniversary, Peter Harben examines how the industry has evolved over the last forty years and what the future holds for a new generation of industry players.

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