Industrial Minerals & Chemicals

Activated Carbon

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Subscribe now and receive: Analysis report with forecast to 2025 Further background data available on request Hard copy and electronic PDF of the report for up to five users Access to the analysts for discussion around report content Activated carbon markets were reinvigorated going into 2017, following the US Court…

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Bentonite

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Roskill’s 12th report on Bentonite has been published. If you’re involved with bentonite in any way, this report will help you make the right decisions. The global market for bentonite and fuller’s earth will increase at 2-4%py to 2020 with healthy growth expected in the major markets of foundry sand…

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Boron

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The market for boron continues to evolve because of both changes in its pattern of use and consumption of products. The main drivers of consumption are construction (insulation grade fibreglass) and electronic devices (borosilicate glass and textile-grade fibreglass). Smaller but still important sectors are ceramics (mostly tiles) and agriculture. Fibreglass…

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FluorsparNew

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Fluorine is the most chemically reactive element and world fluorspar demand is dominated by the chemical industry. This dominance is expected to continue throughout the outlook period to 2021. All fluorochemicals are derived initially from the manufacture of hydrofluoric acid (HF), itself produced from acid-grade fluorspar (acidspar). The largest chemical…

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Ground & Precipitated Calcium Carbonate

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The global calcium carbonate (ground and precipitated) market is continuing to expand even though the rate of growth has slowed in recent years. Growth in China has been the main driver of the increase in overall global consumption but slowed from an estimated 22Mt in 2012 to 27Mt in 2015.…

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Gypsum and Anhydrite

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Gypsum demand is forecast to recover at 5%py through 2018 with the plasterboard market to rise by 6%py over the same period. Gypsum markets are about to stage a dramatic escape from the worst recession they have ever experienced. The 11th edition of Roskill’s gypsum report, “Gypsum and Anhydrite :…

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Iodine

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Iodine is used in a very diverse number of applications by a wide variety of industries. Around half, however, is used in applications directly related to human health, for example x-ray contrast media, iodophors (biocides) and pharmaceuticals. Most of the remainder is used in industrial applications such as optical polarising…

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Kaolin

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Roskill’s 13th report on kaolin has been published. If you’re involved with kaolin in any way, it will help you make the right decisions. The landscape of the kaolin industry is changing. Consolidation and closures have marked the last decade, particularly in the USA, UK and Brazil. Six companies have…

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Magnesium Compounds

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Roskill’s 12th report on Magnesium Compounds and Chemicals has been published. A potential sea-change in magnesia supply is on the horizon. China, the world’s largest producer, is undergoing a modernisation plan that will eliminate much of its older technology and excess capacity. Simultaneously, the international market is reducing its dependence…

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Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

In 2015, China produced just over half of the world’s primary aluminium and its demand for Metallurgical bauxite & alumina has been increasing year-on-year. Roskill’s new Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina report forecasts aluminium demand in China to grow at over 7%py out to 2026 and answers the questions surrounding its…

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Non-metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The very latest Non-Metallurgical Bauxite & Alumina report from Roskill. Order now and receive: Electronic copy of the report for up to five users Access to the Roskill specialist for key report queries Full forecasted report over the next five years Hard copy of the report on request Click on…

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Petroleum Coke

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The dynamics of petroleum coke supply are changing according to a new report from Roskill. New coking capacity and the heavier grades of crude oil being processed are increasing petroleum coke production. Consumption is still largely linked to competitive pricing levels, particularly in fuel markets where it competes with low…

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