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Sep 16

Sibelco benefits from China’s magnesia controls

Strict environmental regulation on magnesite and magnesia production in China has resulted in strong demand for imported products. Cameron Perks, Fastmarkets IM correspondent, looks at how Sibelco’s Australian operations are currently benefiting from this.

Sep 09

RHI Magnesita swings into profit despite higher raw material costs

The refractory maker reports higher end-user demand outweighing raw material volatility. Refractory maker RHI Magnesita reported a sharp rise in revenues, thanks to increased sales volumes and prices, even as its raw material costs rose. RHI Magnesita reported a pre-tax profit of €246 million in 2018, compared with a €5.9 million loss in 2017, with …

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Sep 02

Bauxite and Alumina

A round-up of the year’s main events in the global bauxite and alumina markets. The past 12 months were eventful for the global bauxite and alumina industries, characterised by supply shortages and en-market diversification.

Ago 26

Xinjiang back to operation, price stable in March

Mar. 28, 2019 – As weather is getting warmer in Xinjiang province, two main producers Xinrong Yilong Andalusite Co., Ltd. and Xinjiang Baoan New Energy Mineral Co. Ltd there have started production in the middle of Mar. Due to environmental inspection and increased cost, producers attempted to raise price with RMB 100-200/t lately. However, with …

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Ago 20

Calcined Alumina contract pieces settle higher participants expect softening in H2

Calcined alumina prices for 2019 contracts have settled at higher levels than last year due to continued strong demand from the refractories sector, although participants report market tightness is expected to ease.

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