Daily Archives: December 1, 2010

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Oxbow improves PCIC holdings

Oxbow  Swiss Holdings GmBh, a related enterprise of Oxbow Carbon & Minerals, has purchased an additional 40% of the PCIC calciner in Kuwait. Oxbow have taken the share that was owned by Al Mat Investment Company, of Kuwait. The calciner has a rated capacity of about 350,000t, though it has been operating well below that Continue Reading

How China’s metal imports work

Yesterday, I had the chance to visit a producer of grain refiners and master alloys for the aluminium industry.   This was a very well run plant, with a good focus on quality. The plant sells more than 30% of its production to overseas markets, including USA, Europe and the Middle East. But I got a Continue Reading