Refractories

Saint-Gobain Announces New North American Headquarters

April 21, 2014
Saint-Gobain recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art North American corporate headquarters at 20 Moores Rd. in Malvern, Pa.
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Orton Announces Refractory Short Course

April 18, 2014
The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation recently announced it will sponsor a Refractory Short Course June 9-11 in Westerville, Ohio.
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RHI to Acquire Raw Material Plant and Mining Rights in Turkey

April 15, 2014
Magnesit Anonim Sirketi, a Turkish subsidiary of RHI AG, recently announced it has signed a contract with the Cihan Group for the acquisition of a raw material plant and mining rights in Erzurum, Turkey.
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Unifrax Announces China Investment

April 11, 2014
Unifrax I LLC recently announced that, through affiliates, it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a 29% stake in Shandong Luyang Share Co. Ltd.
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Raw Materials for Refractories: The Global Situation for Supply and Demand

Global production of raw materials for refractories will likely face increased energy costs, changes in consumption levels and other market-specific factors in 2014 and beyond.
April 1, 2014

Refractory minerals are used to improve the performance of refractories products by imparting properties such as strength, protection from chemical and physical attack, and slag resistance.


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Enhanced Sialon-Bonded Silicon Carbide

The beneficial properties of enhanced sialon-bonded silicon carbide make it a viable option for multiple applications.
April 1, 2014

Silicon nitride (Si3N4) and silicon carbide (SiC) systems have been used in industry for many years, and both systems have a range of properties that make them excellent choices in a number of demanding environments. 


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China Sees Decline in Refractories Materials Production, Exports

The country is promoting the development of high-quality, energy-efficient unshaped refractories.
April 1, 2014

The country is promoting the development of high-quality, energy-efficient unshaped refractories.


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HARBISON-WALKER REFRACTORIES CO.: Refractories App

March 25, 2014
The new ANH calculator app from this company is now available through the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPad, as well as Google Play for Android users.
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Vesuvius 2013 Revenue Down 2%; Advanced Refractories Revenue Decreases by 3%

March 6, 2014
Vesuvius Plc recently announced its preliminary audited results for the year ended December 31, 2013.
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MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS: Refractory Cement

February 26, 2014
FireMaster®FireBarrier™ 135 sprayed refractory cement can offer superior fire protection and simple, cost-effective installation.
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