What is Magnesite?

What is Magnesite?

Although over 80 minerals contain magnesium, only six are used for magnesium production. One of those materials, magnesite, is used in modern manufacturing processes and can be found in items ranging from paper to animal feed.

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West High Yield Releases Financial Results

West High Yield Releases Financial Results

West High Yield Resources (TSXV:WHY) has released its financial results and Management Discussion and Analysis for 3 months ending on March 31, 2015. All unaudited interim condensed financial statements and related MD&A have been filed on SEDAR.

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Blue LED Production Fails Because of Magnesium

Scientific American reported that UK scientists think that the difficulty in making blue LEDs could be attributed to magnesium, a key ingredient in making the semiconductor sandwich required for such LEDs.

Iran to Launch First Magnesium Plant This Week

According to Iranian Fars news agency, the country's first magnesium plant will be inaugurated this week. According to Azer News, the plant will be able to produce up to 6,000 metric tonnes of the metal each year.

Magnesium Fire Breaks Out at Houston Business Park

The Houston Chronicle reported that a magnesium fire broke out at a heat-treating business in Texas. Officials have said that the fire does not pose any danger to the public.

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