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Mining Indaba ’16: Rio Tinto's RBM aims to add 22m tpa to mine capacity by 2020

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2016

The mineral sands producer is looking to sustain its supply of high grade feedstock to its titanium dioxide plant on South Africa’s east coast, with an expansion to the south of the existing deposit.

By Bianca Markram

Rio Tinto Plc subsidiary Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) plans to expand its mineral sands mining operations to sustain smelting output at the plant on the eastern coast of South Africa by 2020.

RBM’s managing director, Mpho Matoa, told IM on the sidelines of the Mining Indaba Conference in Cape...

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