Inside the most recent issue...ISSUE: AC19-4
Porcelain tiles: a real estate lifeline?
Yogender Malik looks at how Southern Asia’s porcelain tile manufacturers are evolving their product offering to encompass a higher quality range and ever-larger sizes.
The pressure on brick prices
Rohan Gunasekera looks at how brick industry modernisation could have a gradual influence in the pricing of bricks right across the sub-continent.
Falling short: tile supply in the GCC
AC takes a look at why despite the large-scale construction projects and continued investment in the Gulf States, there remains an enormous imbalance between makers and users…
Clearing the air in heavy clay
As announcements come that Pakistan is getting on top of adopting new, cleaner brick technology and enforcing its application before the end of 2019, AC wonders if this is finally the turning point for the clearing and modernising of the Southern Asian brick sector…
Also in the issue…
Gilles Gasgnier, Ceramics Innovation Manager at Imerys Ceramics, discusses how to improve the performance of steatite-ceramics by the application of microcrystalline talc.
Analysis and insight into India
Hunter and Hunted
William Hunter pulls up his chair, breathes in a lungful of polluted air, and asks when on earth Asia’s factories are going to normalise their environmental standards…
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