New dawn for Brazilian bauxite

Bautek expands & enters refractory, abrasive, chemical markets
It is often said that timing is everything. And right now, the timing of bringing to market any new or alternative source of aluminosilicate minerals outside of China is most apposite.

Indeed, there are relatively few commercially developed world sources of high quality non-metallurgical bauxite, andalusite, kyanite, and refractory […]

By |Friday, 8 October, 2021|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Fluorine Forum 2021 ONLINE – Global Supply & Demand Trends | Networking | Confirmed Speakers

Confirmed Speakers | Early Bird Ends Monday 13 September
IMFORMED is delighted to announce confirmed speakers on key topics for Fluorine Forum 2021 ONLINE Wednesday 20 October.
Fluorspar Supply | AlF3 | Steel | Refrigerants | Semiconductors | HF | Li-ion Batteries

Listen to presentations on key topics by leading experts

Engage in Q&A with speakers and attendees

Network informally (publicly & privately) […]

By |Thursday, 2 September, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Industrial Minerals Trading Transformation: Survival of the Fittest

Jan Weber, CEO, Possehl Erzkontor presents at the IMFORMED Rendezvous 2021
IMFORMED is delighted to announce that Jan Weber, CEO, Possehl Erzkontor GmbH & Co. KG, is to present:
“Remaining valuable through dual transformation: managing to go beyond mineral trading”
at the IMFORMED Rendezvous 2021 ONLINE 14 April.

Expert speakers on crucial […]

By |Wednesday, 31 March, 2021|Newsfile, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The IMFORMED Crossword Puzzle

Test your knowledge of industrial minerals & markets
Got some time on your hands? Why not give it a try? Learn in your lockdown.

By |Monday, 20 April, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mineral Recycling Forum 2019, Krakow, 4-6 March

Looking forward to meeting all and networking in the beautiful city of Krakow next week at Mineral Recycling Forum 2019.

Excellent speakers on key topics driving the evolution of the secondary raw material supply chain for industrial mineral markets.

Competitive manufacturing industries in Europe: circular economy and access to raw materials
Maria Nyberg, Policy Officer, European Commission, […]

By |Sunday, 3 March, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jean-Pierre Collart 1941-2018

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Jean-Pierre Collart on Wednesday 19 December 2018. He passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family and friends.

Jean-Pierre, or “JP” as he was known, was Managing Director of JPC Minerals SA, based in Belgium, and longstanding friend and business contact to many […]

By |Thursday, 20 December, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mineral Recycling Forum 2018: Review

IMFORMED’s Mineral Recycling Forum 2018 took place at the Radisson Blu, Cologne 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 & Co. […]

By |Thursday, 29 March, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Fluorspar feelgood factor in Mexico

Fluorine Forum 2017 review: acidspar growth, metspar scarcity

IMFORMED is delighted to report on the success of its inaugural Fluorine Forum which took place in San Luis Potosí, Mexico 30 October-2 November 2017 – two days of high quality presentations and discussion followed by an exclusive visit to the world’s largest fluorspar mine operated by Mexichem.

Leading  players […]

By |Thursday, 21 December, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Best wishes for the New Year

As IMFORMED nears its second anniversary, Mike and Ismene would like to thank all our customers, sponsors, friends, and families for their unstinting support during the year.

May we take this opportunity to wish all of you a most Happy, Peaceful, and Prosperous New Year, and very much look forward to continuing our business and meeting […]

By |Thursday, 29 December, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments