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Raw & Manufactured Materials: 2015 Overview

The rebounding economy is offering multiple opportunities for many traditional and advanced ceramic materials.

U.S. and Canadian production of crude fused aluminum oxide and silicon carbide remained flat in 2013, at 10,000 t and 35,000 t, respectively. U.S. imports for consumption of fused aluminum oxide declined slightly (1.3%) to 228,000 t, while exports jumped 23% to 23,500 t.


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Inside CI: Materials Matter for Ceramic Manufacturers

We celebrate materials every year in our Materials Handbook!

 Raw materials are absolutely vital to ceramic, glass, refractories and brick manufacturers. They’re the starting point for all of the amazing products the industry produces, and that’s why we celebrate materials every year in our annual Materials Handbook issue.  


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Assessing Critical Raw Materials in the Ceramic Industry

Critical raw materials have a high economic importance to the EU.

Jack Bedder, senior analyst with Roskill, shares details regarding the European Commission’s (EC) assessment of critical materials, including a report updated in 2014 that includes materials such as borates, fluorspar, magnesite, rare earths and more.


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Readers Most Interested in Ceramic Proppants

Last week, readers were most interested in the domestic well stimulation materials market, including potential opportunities for ceramic proppants.
This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Rare Earths Worldwide

Rare earths supply and demand patterns will likely undergo several changes in the next few years.

The rare earths industry is in a state of transition. China, which currently dominates in the production and supply of rare earths, as well as in many downstream product areas, is being challenged by new producers from other regions.


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Raw & Manufactured Materials: 2014 Overview

Recovering construction markets are providing opportunities for some traditional ceramic materials, while new and expanding technical applications are helping to drive advanced materials.

According to a recent report from BCC Research, the global market value of the abrasive grains segment of the worldwide abrasives market was $8.9 billion in 2011.


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November 2014 Issue Highlights

Our November 2014 issue is now available! Posted: March 31, 2015.

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Ceramics Expo podcast
Editor Susan Sutton discusses the upcoming Ceramics Expo with event director Adam Moore.
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CI April 2015 edition

2015 April

You'll want to check out our continuing coverage of the inaugural Ceramics Expo event, plus articles on dental ceramics, glass coatings, refractories, and more!

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