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Are you on the Magnesia Map? NEW 2024 EDITION IN PREPARATION

Magnesia World Sources Map®
Primary world sources & production capacity of key magnesia raw materials
Magnesite | Caustic calcined magnesia | Dead burned magnesia | Fused magnesia | Magnesium hydroxide | Brucite | Huntite | Dunite | Olivine | Kieserite
Distributed to attendees at all […]

Squaring the Circle: Challenges & opportunities in recycling refractory minerals

“Squaring the circle” is a problem in geometry that was first proposed in Greek mathematics. The expression “squaring the circle” is also sometimes used as a metaphor for trying to do the “impossible”, and can […]

Let IMFORMED bring the mineral markets together for you in 2024

REFRACTORIES | RECYCLING | MAGNESIA | BARITE | OILFIELD | FLUORINE | CHINA | SALT
As IMFORMED nears its ninth anniversary, Mike and Ismene would like to thank all our customers, sponsors, friends, and families for their unstinting […]

Oilfield minerals outlook

Review of Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum 2023, Houston, 9-11 May
And a new format announced for 2024!
Industrial minerals remain essential ingredients to all oil and gas drilling operations. While the large volume workhorse minerals such […]

Salt market meets in Namibia!

Salt Forum 2023 takes place in Swakopmund
A spectacular week concluded earlier in November discussing salt supply and demand amid networking with the world’s leading players at IMFORMED’s Salt Forum 2023, Swakopmund, 6-9 November.
This was just […]

Fluorine Forum 2023 breaks records in Mandelieu-La-Napoule

IMFORMED’s largest event to date for the global fluorine raw materials market last week saw 200 attendees network and listen to a packed programme of expert speakers at Fluorine Forum 2023, at the Pullman Cannes […]

MFG diversifies into refractory market supplying chromite & magnesia with new branch MFG Materia

Raw material producer and trader to the foundry and steel industry Metall-und Ferrolegierungsgesellschaft mbH Hafner, Blondin &Tidou (MFG), based in Meerbusch, Germany, has diversified into supplying chromite and refractory raw materials by launching a new […]

Refractories Feast in Frankfurt!

Big thanks to the UNITECR 2023 organisers for putting on a terrific show last week.

It was fabulous to meet our customers, contacts, & make new friends from the refractories world.

IMFORMED thanks all those who stopped […]

Hot dates for hot topics in refractories

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XII European Congress of Refractory Raw Materials, Machinery & Installation
Meliá Lebreros, Seville, 13-14 March 2024
Co-organised by ANFRE, Spain (National Association of Manufacturers of Refractories, Materials and Related Services) […]

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What are industrial minerals? Starting with the essentials. A concise overview market presentation. UPDATED JULY 2023.

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Mineral Market Matrix®

At a glance guide: which minerals for which markets

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Refractory Raw Material World Sources Map®

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Primary world sources and production capacity of key refractory raw materials

Magnesia World Sources Map®

Primary world sources and production capacity of key magnesia raw materials

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1st Edition published June 2018