Programme*

MagForum 2021 ONLINE will bring together a panel of leading experts to examine and discuss the latest trends and developments in the magnesia minerals market over Tuesday & Wednesday 29 & 30 June.

Confirmed speakers

Evolution in the role of trading and processing magnesia
Jan Weber, CEO, Possehl Erzkontor GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Raw material vertical integration in RHI Magnesita & development of processes to reduce CO2 emissions
Thomas Froemmer, Vice President Mining Head of Raw Material Support & Andreas Drescher, Program Manager Carbon Reduction RHI Magnesita, Austria

Global trade and demand for dead burned and fused magnesia
Alison Saxby, Director Operations, Roskill Information Services Ltd, UK

Bel Mag Project: The future of the magnesium industry in the digital wave, Industry 4.0
Salvelino Nunes, Technical Manager, Buschle & Lepper SA, Brazil

The magnesia industry in transition to low-carbon energy utilisation
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Managing Director, Natural Resources PC, Greece

Benchmarking magnesia production costs
Nicolás Gangutia, Managing Director, Ganmag, Spain

Review of magnesite industry in Liaoning, China
Shiying Jia, Director-Magnesia Research, Replus Business (UK) Ltd, UK

Refractory market trends, developments, & outlook
Ted Dickson, Consultant, TAK Industrial Mineral Consultancy, UK

Development of Dolofrit® refractory products
Oleksii Matviichuk, Senior Manager Market Development, Lhoist Western Europe, Belgium

CO2 sequestration using olivine
Pol Knops, CEO, Green Minerals, Netherlands

Synthetic MgO from non-magnesite sources by a HCl process route
David Konlechner, Owner, KON Chemical Solutions e.U, Austria

Flame retardants & magnesium chemical markets outlook
Samantha Wietlisbach, Director, Minerals Research & Analysis, IHS Markit, Switzerland

Programme to include:

  • The full spectrum of magnesia

  • Insightful supply round-ups

  • Market trends and analysis

  • Projects in the pipeline

  • Latest technical innovations

  • Logistics solutions

  • Processing developments

Minerals

Magnesite
Magnesia
Dolomite
Doloma
Brucite
Huntite
Hydromagnesite
Olivine
Dunite
Serpentinite
Magnesium sulphate
Magnesium chloride

Markets

Agrimarkets
Chemicals
Construction
Electrical
Environmental
Filler markets
Food/Pharma
Glass/Ceramics
Industrial specialities
Metallurgical
Refractories
Welding

Programme Outline

Tuesday 29 June 2021
Presentations & Discussion
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Presentations & Discussion

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