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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / October 21, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / August 2, 2013

  Coffeehouse giant pumps new life into Ohio pottery business (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) The moribund ceramics business of East Liverpool, Ohio, a small Ohio River town that a century ago was known as the “Pottery Capital of the USA,” recently received a jolt from an unlikely source: coffeehouse giant Starbucks Corp. American Mug and Stein Co.,…

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Roskill: Upturn in shipped, traded bauxite; market to be oversupplied short term

By / January 22, 2013

Global bauxite production. Asian supply has grown from 16 percent to 45 percent over the last decade. Credit: Roskill. In what is probably good news for refractory ceramics producers, a new report from a UK-based market research company, Roskill, says that alumina refining and bauxite production have caught up—at least temporarily—with the disrupting surge in…

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