RMS announcement on Covid-19

RMS supports the national lockdown due to Covid-19 as announced by President Ramaphosa last night. RMS management are looking at mitigation measures to reduce the impact on our supply chains and assisting customers during the lockdown period. Customers can contact us to discuss their needs. Our priority is our employee and their family health and […]

Chinese electrode shortage impacts its steel industry

Chinese electrode shortage rocks the steel industry. According to Gansu Province-based FangDa Carbon New Material Co., Ltd, a leading company in China’s graphite electrode sector, as of the end of July this year average graphite electrode prices in China indicated a year-on-year rise of 695 percent due to tight supply. As for 2017, FangDa Carbon […]

Chinese mineral supply squeeze: hangover to 2018 likely

• Environmental and explosives controls impact output, prices increase• Magnesite supply reform: state control of raw magnesite sales• Bauxite/BFA supply also challenged How green is my valley? Mining of magnesite and production of magnesia in Liaoning province has been severely hit by a combination of very limited provision of explosives for mining and environmental inspections […]