Iron oxide-rich granulated pigments

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CathayGran inorganic, micro-granulated pigments for concrete masonry or hardscape units are produced with a new generation of spray-drying technology. The process yields free flowing, easy to handle, consistently graded granules that exhibit optimal dispersing characteristics in block or paver mixes. The CathayGran series spans the full spectrum of concrete-coloring pigments, all of which are processed at the highest purity possible.

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Lanxess takes world view of iron oxide pigment production and supply chain

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The third Lanxess Pigments Symposium took place in Las Vegas last month, the day before the World of Concrete 2017 opened. Under the “Trusted partnerships for sustainable growth” theme, the Lanxess Inorganic Pigments business unit provided 100-plus industry affiliates from around the globe a platform to discuss industry challenges.

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Lanxess takes world view of iron oxide pigment production, supply

Sources: Lanxess AG, Cologne, Germany; CP staff

Under a “Trusted partnerships for sustainable growth” theme, the third Lanxess Pigments Symposium took place in Las Vegas as a lead in to the World of Concrete 2017, and provided 100-plus affiliates from around the globe a platform to discuss industry challenges.

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Amiron pigments surface from Applied Minerals’ iron oxide-rich mine

The Dragon Mine’s 3.3 million-ton iron oxide resource comprises distinctive limonite, goethite, and hematite alongside a deposit of halloysite clay, whose applications include a high performance concrete pozzolan, Dragonite.

New York-based Applied Minerals, Inc. unveiled the Amiron natural iron oxide pigment line at the National Concrete Masonry Association’s premier ICON X-Change earlier this year. Vertically integrated from deposit to market, the company’s Dragon Mine harbors what officials describe as one of the world’s purest in-situ iron oxide resources. 

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