Programme

China Refractory & Abrasive Minerals Forum 2018 will bring together a panel of leading experts to examine and discuss the latest trends and developments in these evolving market sectors over Tuesday & Wednesday 11 & 12 September 2018.

The conference is followed by a Field Trip to CMP’s bauxite mine and new calcination plant in Xiuwen, Guizhou on Wednesday 13 September – for details click here.

Key topics to include:

  • Market outlook
  • Influencing factors
  • Alumina
  • Bauxite
  • Fused Alumina
  • Dead Burned Magnesia
  • Flint Clay
  • Fused Magnesia
  • Garnet
  • Graphite
  • Silicon Carbide
  • Mullite
  • Spinel

Confirmed Speakers

Which of your China operations or suppliers will not make it beyond 2020?
Johnny Browaeys, Director of International Operations, Greenment, China

Overview of China & global refractory downstream markets
Adam Gao, Associate Director Specialty Chemicals, IHS Markit, China

Challenges of a mid-size refractory company facing recent events in China
James (Seung Seok) Choi, General Manager International Business, Wonjin Worldwide, South Korea

India in the face of the uncertain situation in refractory materials supply
Manan Shah, President, Orient Abrasives Ltd, India

China’s refractories industry: status, key challenges, influencing factors, and demand outlook
Zhanmin Wang, VP Marketing & Sales Overseas, Sinosteel Luoyang Institute of Refractories Research Co., Ltd. (LIRR), China

Refractory raw material developments in China
Dr Zhou Ningsheng, Professor and Director, High Temperature Materials Institute, Henan University of Science and Technology, China

Chinese calcined bauxite production and its outlook
Shanxi Fangxing Minerals Co. Ltd, China

Liaoning dead burned and fused magnesia supply
Guangqi Han, Secretary General, Liaoning Provincial Industrial Special Resources Protection Office, China

China’s magnesite industry: current status and outlook
Adam Zhang, Oversea Market Director & Analyst, North East Asian Industrial Minerals Exchange, China

Refractory mineral supply and price trends
Vincent Wong, Business Manager, Refractories Window, China

Global scene for non-metallurgical aluminas
Richard Flook, Managing Director, Mosman Resources, Australia

Trends and developments in refractory raw materials required for castables
Dr Yuan Wenjie, Professor, Wuhan University of Science & Technology, China

A review of mullite and spinel supply and demand
Li ZhengKun, President, Jiangsu Jingxin New Materials Co. Ltd, China

Chinese garnet to reshape the world as Indian supply challenged?
Raymond Ding, Managing Director, Sinogarnet-Wuxi Ding Long Minerals Co. Ltd, China

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Monday 10 September
Icebreaker Reception sponsored by


Tuesday 11 September
08.30-17.00 Presentations/Discussion
Main Reception sponsored by cmp_e4.e41_46_l
Wednesday 12 September
08.30-12.30 Presentations/Discussion
PM FIELD TRIP TO CMP GUIZHOU
details to be advised
Thursday 13 September
FIELD TRIP TO CMP GUIZHOU

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