Rio Tinto zircon plant expansion in South Africa by Q1 2011
Published: Friday, 05 November 2010
TZMI 2010: RBM tailings plant to boost zircon capacity; problems at QMM
Rio Tinto Plc has invested $158m. in a tailings treatment plant
at its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) operation in South Africa to
boost zircon production.
The expansion, which was approved in 2008, will improve mineral
recovery and extend the operations zircon mining life by