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Li-ion battery recycling: no worries for raw material suppliers…yet

The emergence of secondary raw materials becoming a more mainstream source of recycled industrial minerals is to increase in significance in the overall supply chain from mine to market.

However, the diversification of end use markets and the manufactured products consumed within them create differing degrees of complexity and varying rates of ultimate success in their […]

By |Tuesday, 14 February, 2017|Newsfile|0 Comments

Mineral Recycling Forum 2017: Programme Update

Additional speakers: Harsco | Befesa | Hosokawa Alpine | STET
There is just a month to go until IMFORMED’s upcoming Mineral Recycling Forum 2017, 7-8 March 2017, Rotterdam.

Much interest is already gathering for our second Mineral Recycling Forum, expanded following the success of our inaugural event last year where over 100 senior decision makers from across […]

By |Monday, 6 February, 2017|Newsfile|0 Comments

Oilfield minerals outlook for the Middle East: Dubai Review

Key takeaways from Dubai:

Market recovery on the way

Saudi rig activity up

Mineral demand increase expected

Gas supply challenge a driver

Stricter environmental specs. on barite

Aramco pushing for SG4.2 barite, Na-treated bentonite, local suppliers

Broychim to open new 240,000 tpa barite plant at Safi

The oilfield minerals community descended on Dubai in mid-January for IMFORMED’s inaugural Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum […]

By |Thursday, 2 February, 2017|Newsfile|0 Comments

Update: Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum Dubai 2017

Additional speakers | Sponsor news
With just over a week to IMFORMED’s inaugural Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum Dubai 2017, 15-17 January, at the Habtoor Grand Resort Dubai, we are delighted to announce some updates to the programme.

Barite session extended
Our barite session on Day 2 has been extended with the addition of the following presentations:

Barite from […]

By |Wednesday, 4 January, 2017|Newsfile|0 Comments

Fluorine Forum 2017

SUPER EARLY BIRD RATES
FIELD TRIP TO MEXICHEM
CALL FOR PAPERS

In response to customer demand, IMFORMED is delighted to announce its inaugural Fluorine Forum 2017, 30 October – 1 November 2017, in San Luis Potosí, followed by a Field Trip, 2 November 2017, to Mexichem, operator of the world’s largest fluorspar mine.

Set in a superbly styled hotel, selected […]

By |Monday, 28 November, 2016|Newsfile|0 Comments

Oilfield minerals demand in the Middle East: Destination Dubai

The Middle East remains a powerhouse of oil and gas production and thus a major market for oilfield minerals used in drilling fluids, stimulation and cementing applications.

The region is a major importer of key oilfield minerals such as barite and bentonite used in drilling fluids, and is anticipated to be a potential growth market for […]

By |Wednesday, 23 November, 2016|Newsfile|0 Comments

Graphite Supply Chain 2016 Newport Beach 13-15 November 2016

FINAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

REGISTER NOW!
SUNDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2016
DAY ONE: WELCOME
16:00 Registration Island Hotel, Newport Beach
18:00 Welcome Drinks Reception & Networking
sponsored by Bass Metals Ltd   
MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2016
DAY TWO: CONFERENCE
07:30 Registration | Networking Breakfast | Exhibition Booths

08:30 Welcome Address
Mike O’Driscoll, Director, & Ismene Clarke, Director, IMFORMED, UK
• Launching Graphite Supply Chain 2016
• The rising critical of […]

By |Friday, 28 October, 2016|Newsfile|0 Comments

RHI & Magnesita: how they stack up

One could argue that last week’s announcement of the proposed merger of two of the world’s largest magnesia and refractory groups – RHI AG’s takeover of Magnesita Refratários SA to form RHI Magnesita – was only a matter of time.

RHI Magnesita will fuse together the world’s second and third largest refractory groups, pooling an impressive stable […]

By |Tuesday, 11 October, 2016|Newsfile|3 Comments

Announcing Forums for 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
EARLY BIRD RATES AVAILABLE
Oilfield | Recycling | Logistics | Magnesia
Networking and Knowledge for the Industrial Minerals Business
IMFORMED is delighted to announce its Forum programme for 2017.
Following the success of its 2016 Forum series, IMFORMED will again be covering the oilfield, recycling, logistics and magnesia market sectors.
Our Forums are intelligently structured and expertly moderated events bringing […]

By |Tuesday, 11 October, 2016|Newsfile|0 Comments

IBAR pursues refractory grade magnesia exports with Cofermin

IBAR Nordeste Ltda of Brazil has announced the appointment of M!nerals by Cofermin as its exclusive sales agent for dead burned magnesia in Europe and other selected areas.

IBAR Nordeste produces dead burned magnesia (DBM) and caustic calcined magnesia (CCM), and basic refractory monolithics. The company is the largest CCM producer in the Americas.

DBM has been […]

By |Tuesday, 27 September, 2016|Newsfile|1 Comment