Refractories Worldforum - Hot Topics 4/2018
RHI Magnesita: Ian Botha Becomes New CFO
On 5 June 2018, RHI Magnesita announced that Octavio Pereira Lopes, its CFO and Executive Director, had informed the Board of his intention to leave the company by the end of 2018 and return to Brazil. The company also announced that a broad search process to appoint his successor was being put into effect.
2019 HARMONI Summit about Regulation, Standardization and Innovation Transfer
For those who are facing non-technological challenges in the innovation agenda, the 2019 HARMONI Summit on 16–17 January 2019 in Brussels/BE can provide solutions.
Magnesia Joint Venture in China Signed
Refratechnik/DE, Haicheng Guotian Mining/CN and Yingkou Jinlong Refractories/CN have signed a joint venture contract for the production of high-grade Caustic Calcined Magnesia (CCM) and Dead Burned Magnesia (DBM) in Pailou, Haicheng/CN.
Seven Refractories and COBEX Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Russia and CIS
Seven Refractories and COBEX have signed in August a distribution agreement for Russia and CIS.
Global Refractories Market Analysis, Companies Profiles, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2025
Global refractories market is expected to reach USD 40 007 million by 2025 from USD 29 518 million in 2017, at a CAGR of 4,0 % in the forecast period 2018 to 2025.
Alteo Announces Price Increase
Throughout 2018 alumina production has kept suffering from significant continuous cost increases – in particular bauxite, energy, freight and caustic soda. Therefore, in a very tight market environment, Alteo/FR will raise prices on its whole product portfolio.
Fully Automatic Glass Recycling Plant in GCC
The plans for the first fully automated glass recycling plant within the GCC at Sohar, Sultanate of Oman i.e. National Glass Recycling Co. SAOC was presented during glasstech 2018.
Ongoing Rise in Internationalism at ALUMINIUM 2018
ALUMINIUM is a trade fair for light metal, but a heavyweight in its global significance for the industry held in October 2018 in Düsseldorf/DE.
Saint Gobain Enters into Very High Temperature Thermal Insulation Markets
Saint-Gobain/FR has acquired the German company HKO, that designs, produces and distributes a complete range of very high temperature thermal insulation and fire protection solutions made from various types of glass fibers to cover temperature resistances between 600–1000 °C.
RHI Magnesita Strengthens Management Team with Jacqueline Knox
RHI Magnesita/AT is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Knox, currently Associate General Counsel M&A at VEON, an international telecommunications and technology business, has been appointed EVP General Legal Counsel & Company Secretary at RHI Magnesita, effective 1 December 2018.
Bricking Solutions Offers the Safest and Lightest Inspection Cages and Tunnels
Bricking Solutions/US, a full solutions provider in kiln refractory installation equipment, offers safety inspection cages and personal protection tunnels for heightened worker safety.back to newsletter overview