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2014-10-24 08:22:49

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 5, 2015 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 15, 2014. About U.S. Silica U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000, is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range...

2014-10-15 16:23:56

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has been named to Forbes' 36(th) annual list of America's Best Small Companies. U.S. Silica was ranked number one out of 100 companies with annual sales under $1 billion. The rankings are based on return on equity, sales growth and earnings growth over the past year, as well as the past five years. Forbes also factors in stock performance versus each company's peer group...

2014-10-14 12:31:51

SHENYANG, China, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supor Ceramic Industry Co., Ltd. ("Supor Ceramic"), a subsidiary of China SUPOR Group, announced that the ceramic project, which started in 2011, completed its 2nd tunnel kiln ignition on Oct. 14. The company also announced that it will attend the 116th Canton Fair in Guangzhou from Oct. 15 to 19, 2014 (Booth # 11.1B22, 11.1C19). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151690 After the successful tunnel kiln ignition ceremony on...

2014-10-13 08:29:59

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "SiC Modules, Devices and Substrates for Power Electronics Market" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In 2013, SiC chip business has almost reached $100m due to already well-established PFC applications that still drive large volumes of diodes and PV systems that, despite a depressed market, are the beachhead for newly SiC-powered inverter or micro-inverter...

2014-10-10 16:21:41

DUBLIN, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v6vf4b/global_ceramic) have announced the addition of the "Global Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v6vf4b/global_ceramic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are manufactured by strengthening a ceramic matrix with a...

2014-10-01 23:03:59

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Specialty Silica Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Precipitated Silica holds the majority of the share of the overall specialty silica market and is growing at an accelerated pace mainly on the back of growth in the automobile and construction sector and also the increasing adoption of green tyres. Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS), made from sand, enables to...

2014-09-30 23:02:48

This is the last chance to see these ancient treasures in person and explore the latest discoveries surrounding the science of the paint. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis provides an amazing and interactive setting in which you can even create your own soldiers out of clay. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The last opportunity to stand face to face with authentic and rare Terra Cotta Warriors draws near. November 2, 2014 is the final day to see eight, life-size...

2014-09-30 16:26:36

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's most important manufacturing base of consumer electronics, China sees booming demand for MLCC and other passive elements, which spurs demand for MLCC electronic ceramic materials. Since 2011, China has been the world's largest MLCC producer, but also the largest demander of MLCC electronic ceramics. In 2013, China needed 31,500 tons of MLCC electronic ceramics, representing a year-on-year increase of 12.1%.Meanwhile, the global...

2014-09-25 12:24:19

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zircon consumption is at its lowest point for a decade, having dropped by over 30% to 1Mt since its 2011 peak, but there are signs that demand in 2014 is set to stabilise. The use of zircon in some key markets, including traditional ceramics and foundries, has for several years been affected by substitution from competing minerals or its outright elimination from product formulations. This fall in consumption occurred in spite...

2014-09-23 23:05:47

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Specialty Silica Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The report titled “Global Specialty Silica Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)’’ provides an in-depth analysis of the Global Specialty Silica market with focus on its major segments- Precipitated Silica and Fumed Silica. The report assesses the market size and trends of specialty silica...


Latest Ceramic materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 09:42:14

Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen molecules to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. It is also known as china clay and kaolin (高嶺土 in pinyin: gao1 ling3 tu3), named after Gaoling ("High Hill"), Jingde Town, Jiangxi, China. It is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral (dioctahedral phyllosilicate clay), produced by the chemical weathering of feldspar. In...

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