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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Shekarchi, E.
Silicon,   pp. 1123-1128 PDF (495.5 KB)


Page 1128

1128 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
former capacity of 48 megav~l-t amperes and was built at a cost of about
$4.2 million. - 
 From 1966 to the end of 1971 South African exports of ferrosilicon were
reduced 
drastically in order to meet the needs of the expanding domestic market.
However, with the start of new facilities, producers predict an increase
of ferrosilicon exports in excess of $7 million per year. 


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