Aust – Asia Consultancy Services

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Recent Market Research

1997 to present – examples of projects undertaken

  • Bauxite in Australia and Indonesia Supply / Demand / Specifications
  • Frac Sand Supply / Demand / Specifications
  • Garnet Supply / Demand in Asia Pacific
  • Garnet supply demand – USA, Asia & Middle East
  • Glass grade silica sand supplier review in Asia Pacific & Europe
  • Graphite Demand in Asia / Global Supplier profiles
  • Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC) Review of Asia & Oceania (part of Global Review)
  • High purity silica sand opportunities for M&A around Australia & Asia
  • Higher value Limestone markets in NSW
  • Identification of titanium dioxide feedstock  value chains around Australia, Asia & South Africa
  • Kaolin markets (paper & non-paper) in Asia
  • Kaolin opportunities - co- product of construction Sand project outside Sydney
  • Kaolin pricing in Asia, comparisons between local, USA & European sources
  • Labradorite / plagioclase feldspar markets including flat glass & container glass in Asia
  • Leucoxene use as an alternative to rutile in welding rods in Asia
  • Lime producers in the Asian region, by country as PCC potentials
  • Limestone pricing in Asia. Bulk & bagged.
  • Lubrication Demand in Australian Mining
  • Magnetite for coal washeries supply / Demand in Australia/Indonesia/China/ South Africa
  • Market entry strategies for PCC, Sodium sulphate, calcium chloride & magnesium hydroxide
  • Market entry strategy for magnetite
  • Oil Drilling minerals (barytes/bentonite/proppants) demand in Australia
  • Opportunities for higher value clays/kaolin in Asia (Qingdao Presentation)
  • Opportunities for zircon grinding plants in Asia
  • Opportunities for zircon grinding plants in Asia
  • Outlook for Precipitated Calcium Carbonates (PCC) in Asia - Pacific region
  • Papermaking Minerals Review with emphasis on comparative costs
  • PCC Demand in Asia Pacific
  • Potassium Sulphate markets in Australia & Asia
  • Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) feasibility study
  • Pulp & Paper Mills- identification of minerals utilised
  • Quicklime & hydrated lime supply / demand around Asia – including Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India.
  • Rare earth market assessment especially pricing trends
  • Rare Earths regional review
  • Sericite supply & Demand in Asia & Australia
  • Silica sand & flour markets in Australia
  • Sodium bicarbonate market demand in Asia Pacific
  • Sodium Sulphate market demand in Asia-Pacific
  • Sourcing of cenospheres (hollow fly-ash) from coal-fired power stations
  • Sourcing of Chinese andalusite for refractory manufacturer
  • Sourcing of Chinese filtration garnet for water authority
  • Sourcing of Kaolin for Fibreglass
  • Specialty Silica Supply Demand in Asia (precipitated/gel/colloidal/fumed)
  • Suggestions for Distribution arrangements of Industrial Minerals in Asia
  • Supply demand of ballclays around Asia
  • Surfactants use in Australian and Asia mineral processing
  • Taiwan raw materials for Ceramic Tiles
  • Talc “Demand by Application” in Asia-Pacific
  • Talc use in Asia Pacific plastic markets - polypropylene
  • Tantalum raw materials Supply & Demand (Global)
  • Tariff rate update for various Industrial Minerals
  • Titanium mineral feedstocks - supply & demand/pricing
  • Ultra-fine PCC demand in Asia for auto-rubber, sealants & ink
  • Ultra-hard grinding media demand in Australia
  • Ultra-high purity quartz applications around Asia
  • “Value-in-Use” of papermaking minerals
  • “Zero Liquid Discharge” (ZLD) minerals produced from Saline Waters
  • Zinc oxide supply and demand around Asia
  • Zircon markets in Asia especially Ceramic Opacifier grades
  • Zircon prospects in Murray Basin region