Zirconium

Q2 2017 to see further increases in zirconium chemical prices

Q2 2017 will see a continued trend upwards for the price of zirconium chemicals. Iluka Resources have increased their zircon sand price by 6% for Q2, following...

Posted - 27-03-2017

Upward pressure on zirconium chemical prices during 2017

The price of zirconium chemicals and zirconium oxides is set to increase during 2017 due to the increase in raw material, energy and environmental costs. While...

Posted - 05-01-2017

Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2017

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our suppliers and customers for their business over the last year. We look forward to our ongoing collabo...

Posted - 09-12-2016

Zirconium hydroxide as a raw material for catalyst support systems

ZIRCOMET has developed a range of zirconium hydroxide precursor raw materials for the production of zirconium oxide catalyst support systems. Control of the che...

Posted - 29-11-2016

Zircon supply shortfall on the horizon

Following a peak in industry demand for zircon sand of 1500kts during 2011, demand has dropped to levels of around 1100kts in 2015. Demand remains subdued...

Posted - 29-09-2016

Zircon Reference Price

In 2015 Iluka Resources, the leading producer of zircon sand, introduced a Zircon Reference Price which is a bench mark for all their zircon products. The price...

Posted - 18-07-2016

Zirconium forms part of new liquid metal alloy

Turing Robotic Industries are launching a new Android phone in July which has a frame made from a new material called "Liquidmorphium". This is referred to as...

Posted - 01-06-2016

Iluka and RBM reduce zircon prices for Q2 2016

The 2 largest producers of zircon sand, Iluka Resources of Australia (Iluka) and Richards Bay Minerals of South Africa (RBM) have both reduced their zircon san...

Posted - 14-04-2016

ZIRCOMET Zirconia powders used in high performance motor sport coatings

ZIRCOMET zirconia powders are used as barrier coatings for exhaust systems in some of the leading Formula 1 and high performance road cars. The coatings are sui...

Posted - 04-02-2016

Zircon pricing remains stable at the start of 2016

On the back of weak demand at the end of 2015 and start of 2016 the price of zircon sand remains stable and is likely to do so for the first half of the year. D...

Posted - 05-01-2016

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