Entradas de marzo de 2018

Mar 26

CMP to start new calcined bauxite production in November

The major Chinese calcined bauxite producer will start operations at its newly constructed calcination plant in Guizhou in Q4. Although there is widespread environmental restriction on production, CMP has received all the governmental permits to continue production in both Guizhou and Tianjin. Calcined bauxite producer China Mineral Processing (CMP) will be starting commercial production in …

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Mar 19

Chinese brown fused alumina prices hit new high

Brown fused alumina prices in China reached a 1.5-year high this week. The ongoing anti-pollution checks continue to cap production in Henan while scrutiny on export documents is ridding the market of lower offers. Chinese brown fused alumina spot prices hit a 1.5-year high over the past two weeks as widespread environmental inspections continue to push prices …

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Mar 13

The Role of Granulometry and Additives in Optimising the Alumina Matrix in Low Cement Castables

Fine particles play a major role not only in the flowing characteristics of castables but also in the final properties of the castable in application. To optimise the particle packing of the castable, different kinds of fine aluminas can be used to form the matrix: calcined, semi-reactive, monomodal reactive or multimodal reactive aluminas.

Mar 07

VIII Congreso Nacional de Materiales, Maquinaria y Montaje de Refractarios – Oviedo del 12 al 13 de Junio del 2018

Mar 05

UK ceramics industry calls for anti-dumping measures after Brexit

The UK produces 1 million tonnes per year of kaolin, a raw material of ceramics, which a cross-sector interest group hopes to protect with EU-derived anti-dumping duties following the UK’s exit from the European Union. The UK ceramics industry is lobbying the UK government to ensure that anti-dumping duties for China based on existing EU …

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