BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Calcined Coke


For those of you interested in the world of calcined coke we have some BIG news. The AZ China Conference in September will feature at least EIGHT calcining companies, with six of them on the stage at the same time. Our Calcined Coke panel discussion will feature the Presidents, Vice Presidents or Directors of (in alphabetical order): […]

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Sinoway Carbon are now officially on the countdown for their controversial expansion project. Sinoway, based in Weifang in Shandong province, launched their expansion almost as soon as the first phase was completed and operational.  The most noteworthy feature of their new plant, and the most controversial, is the fact that the calciner will be ultra […]

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AZ China’s 5th biennial conference will be held in Shanghai September 7-9.  But there are just 33 days to go if you want to make the most of the Early Bird special price. The Early Bird registration fee is just US$1000, but it jumps up from June 1.   Compare that price with other conferences […]

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For the last several months, the petroleum coke (petcoke) market has been on tenterhooks.   A law released in China last September and coming into force on January 1 banned the production, sale or burning of “unqualified” petcoke.   The punishment laid out in the new law called for the petcoke cargo to be confiscated […]

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I have now been able to confirm the source and substance of the rumours doing the rounds at TMS today. The feature image shows a document that someone gave me tonight.   Although it is in Chinese, have a close look at the last line, item 67.   The important things on this line that […]

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The news that sanctions on Iran would be lifted will have some implications for aluminium. When I visited Tehran in 2014, the local aluminium industry was very much looking forward to the day when the sanctions would be lifted. At present, Iran has to import both alumina and aluminium.   Its smelters need alumina, but […]

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