July 2021
Volume 73    Issue 7

Industrial Minerals Review 2020

Mining Engineering , 2021, Vol. 73, No. 7, pp. 42-102


At this time last year, I commented on a “2020 Vision for Industrial Minerals” being shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic which was just hitting its stride in causing tragedy and mayhem around the globe. Industrial-mineral supply chains and markets were not immune from the fallout.
Fast-forward 12 months, and while we are not out of the woods yet, market recovery is underway. During 2020-2021 industry response to challenges and change wrought by the pandemic and other factors, although not without difficulty, has been refreshingly proactive. 

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