Though diverse, industrial minerals markets have largely been in decline throughout 2015 and 2016 due to falling demand in major markets, declining oil prices, and oversupply. In June, I attended the Industrial Minerals’ International Congress (IMIC) in the Czech Republic. It was not a happy place, with a subdued atmosphere and producers, consumers, traders, and processors all feeling the effects of reduced market activity.
The event will host technical sessions, lectures, short courses and networking events.
October 3, 2016
The annual Materials Science and Technology technical meeting and exhibition (MS&T16) will be held October 23-27 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The event will host technical sessions, lectures and short courses, as well as student-centered and networking events.
Elections often stir up passionate feelings—and that seems to be particularly true this year. As politicians and voters gear up for Tuesday, November 8, employers may not know that their workers have certain rights when it comes to elections, and corporations even have rights of their own.