Raw and Processed Materials

Features and news related to materials from alumina to zirconia and everything in between.


Rio Tinto Chair to Be Established at the University of Tokyo

July 22, 2014

A Rio Tinto chair of Australia-Japan Studies will be established at the University of Tokyo, strengthening ties and increasing understanding between Australia and Japan.

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July 11, 2014

Morgan Advanced Materials recently announced advances in its range of materials grown using chemical vapor deposition (CVD) processes.

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Minerals Make Life Urges Congress to Pass Critical Minerals Legislation

July 8, 2014

Minerals Make Life, a group of 38 companies and organizations representing nearly every sector of the U.S. economy, recently asked Congress to send critical minerals legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Top 20 Ceramic Industry Articles of 2013-2014

The most popular articles of the year focus on topics ranging from various raw materials through to advanced ceramics applications, and more!
July 7, 2014

Listed here are the year's 20 most-viewed articles.

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How to Use the 2014-2015 Ceramic Industry Data Book & Buyers' Guide

Use this reference book as a year-long resource for ceramic materials, products, supplies, and services.
July 7, 2014

Ceramic Industry’s 2014-2015 Data Book & Buyers Guide contains the most comprehensive information available for the manufacture of traditional and advanced ceramics, pottery, structural clay products, refractories, and glass.

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Goodfellow and Sigma-Aldrich Complete Phase 1 of Agreement

July 7, 2014

Goodfellow, a supplier of metals and materials for research and industry, and Sigma-Aldrich Corp., a life science and high-technology company, have completed the first phase of a distribution agreement reached earlier this year.

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U.S. Silica Sustainability Program Reaches Key Milestones

June 23, 2014
U.S. Silica recently released its fourth annual sustainability report, At Our Core, which tracks the company’s progress during 2013 and as it works toward near- and long-term goals.

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Global Calcium Carbonate Market Expected to Grow 2.9%

June 12, 2014

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Calcium Carbonate Industry Market Report 2013 - 2019" report to its offering. 

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ALTANA More than Doubles Production Capacity for BYK Additives in the U.S.

June 11, 2014

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA recently announced the grand opening of its BYK USA, Inc. expanded facility in Wallingford, Conn.

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GOODFELLOW CORP.: Silicon Carbide Foam

June 9, 2014

Silicon carbide (SiC) foam, available from Goodfellow, reportedly provides the exceptional hardness, high-temperature durability and performance of solid silicon carbide, but in an extremely lightweight and versatile foam structure.

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In-Depth Features

These articles detail innovative advanced ceramic and glass materials and technologies.



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POWTECH is the world’s number one trade fair for processing, analysis and handling of powder and bulk solids and the key innovation and information forum for all sectors.

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10th International Rare Earths Conference

Shangri-la Hotel Singapore
Contact: Rachel Carnac
Metal Events Ltd’s 10th International Rare Earths Conference is being held this year in Singapore at the Shangri-la Hotel on November 11-13 2014. Read More


Messe Munchen

CERAMITEC is the leading trade fair of its kind in the world.

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April 2014 Issue Highlights

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI July 2014

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Our annual Data Book & Buyers' Guide is your best resource for suppliers of materials and equipment for the ceramic, glass, brick and related industries. Check it out!

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