Magnesia, refractories: RHI revenue falls 5.8% in 2016

Posted by Dimpal on March 22, 2017

Roskill view: While revenues fell nearly 6% y-on-y, leading Austria-headquartered magnesia and refractories group RHI AG maintained operating earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) at 2015 levels (posting €123.2M in 2016) despite continued weakness in […]

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Niobium continues to attract investment

Posted by Dimpal on March 16, 2017

The global niobium industry has witnessed substantial alterations to its corporate landscape over the past few years.  As recently as 2011, the Brazilian niobium and ferroniobium giant CBMM was wholly owned by the Salles family, […]

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Bauxite: Malaysia likely to extend bauxite mining ban

Posted by Dimpal on March 15, 2017

Roskill view: Malaysian officials are again likely to extend the country’s moratorium on bauxite mining by a minimum of three months. The first ban was announced in January 2016 and has been extended several times […]

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