Entradas de abril de 2019

Abr 29

Mineralogy and Thermodynamics in Refractories

This paper summarises the main content of a presentation given at the 53 Annual Symposium on Refractories sponsored by The St. Louis Section and Refractory Ceramics Division of the American Ceramic Society when receiving the T.J. Planje St. Louis Refractories Award in 2017. Mineralogical approaches including the work with phase diagrams can be very useful …

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Abr 22

Magnesia Market Summit: MagForum 2018 Review

INFORMED’s MagForum 2018 conference was held 17-20 June, at the Grande Elysée Hotel, Hamburg/DE. With 230 international attendees networking and discussing the key issues influencing the industry, it was the largest yet. The event was stimulated with a diverse programme presented by leading experts. Home to speciality magnesa supplier Lehmann & Voss & Co./DE, and …

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Abr 15

China’s magnesia prices firm on strict environmental inspections

Magnesia production hubs in China are continuing their efforts to reduce negative environmental impact, while domestic magnesia prices firm and export prices hold steady on low demand. Following China’s closure of companies in the Dashiqiao magnesia production hub that failed to meet environmental standards and the Haicheng government’s progress in consolidating the magnesia industry in …

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Abr 08

Review: Mineral Recycling Forum 2018

INFORMED’s Mineral Recycling Forum 2018 took place at hte Radisson Blu, Cologne/DE, 15-16 March 2018, where international delegates networked and discussed the latest trends and developments in recycling steel waste, refractories, foundry chromite sand, salt, and fly ash. The conference was preceded by a well-attended and quite exceptional one-day tour of recycling leader Horn & …

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Abr 02

Dissecting alumina supply

The non-metallurgical alumina market is diverse and complex and, over the past year, its main sub-sectors have been under pressure from rising costs and hiccups in supply, limiting availability of white fused, alumina hydrate and calcined alumina to the wider market, independent consultant, Ted Dickson, discovers. Although the non-metallurgical alumina industry plays a small part …

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