IMFORMED articles by Mike O’Driscoll in the industry media (click on media page to download)


Mineral Recycling is Evolving Fast

American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 97, No. 6 – August 2018

MinRecycling ACS 8-18


Review: Mineral Recycling Forum 2018

 refractories WorldForum 10 (2018) [3]

RWF Recycling Review 3-18


IREFCON18: Refractory Raw Material Supply
“the Single Most Important Challenge”

 refractories WorldForum 10 (2018) [3]

RWF IREFCON 3-18


The Changing Sands of Our Time
How proppant demand has influenced ceramic mineral supply

American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 97, No. 3 – April 2018

ACS 4-18


2018: Year of the Dog likely to live up to its name for Chinese mineral consumers

American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 97, No. 2 – March 2018

ACS 3-18 Year of Dog


Basic Instinct
Magnesia Supply to the Refractories Industry

 refractories WorldForum 10 (2018) [1]

 Basic Instinct RWF


The Heat is On
A refractory mineral supply squeeze in China impacts on the global steel refractory industry

Iron & Steel Today, Dec 2017-Jan 2018

IST Dec-Jan18 Heat is On


Fluorspar for AlF3
China supply shortages hit consumers as new sources emerge

Aluminium International Today, Sept./Oct. 2017

AIT Sept-Oct 17 page


Magnesia Focus

Iron & Steel Today, July-August 2017

IST Jul-Aug 2017


Mineral Recycling Forum 2017 Review

refractories WorldForum 9 (2017) [3]

RWF Min Recyc 3-17


Waste Deep in New Opportunities

WASTE PLANNING ISSUE 122 / APRIL 2017

MinPlan 4-2017


Refractories in Steelmaking: Still a Buyers’ Market

METALS INSIGHT Volume 12 / Issue 4 / February 23, 2017

Platts Metal Insight 2-17


Mega Mag Merger

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence December 2016

BMI 4-2016


MagForum 2016 Review

refractories WorldForum 8 (2016) [4]

RWF 4-2016


Mineral Recycling Forum 2016 Review

refractories WorldForum 8 (2016) [3]

 RWF 3-2016


Recycling Refractories

Glass International June 2016

Glass Int 3-2016


Recycling of Refractory Minerals

IRMA Journal Vol. XXXXIX, No 1, March 2016

IRMA 3-2016


Mineral Recycling Turns Industrial

Mineral Planning Issue 163 / February 2016

MinPlan 2-2016


Informing the Refractories Market: IMFORMED in 2016

refractories WorldForum 8 (2016) [1]

RWF 1-2016


Refractory Minerals Matter

Iron and Steel Today December 2015/January 2016

IST Dec-Jan 2016


Foundry Minerals Forum Casts Weather Eye Over Mineral Supply & Demand

INCAST August 2015

INCAST 8-15


The Changing Art of Moving

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence June 2015

BMI 6-15


US Ceramic Proppants Review

Oilfield Technology Energy Global online 4 April 2015

OilTech 4-2015


IMFORMED New Events & Research Hub for Industrial Minerals

refractories WorldForum 7 (2015) [1]

IMFORMED in RefWF v1 2015