Iluka warns of titanium dioxide feedstock and zircon shortage
Published: Monday, 08 November 2010
Mineral sands industry struggles to meet market demand from developing world
Demand for both titanium dioxide pigment (TiO2)
feedstock and zircon is expected to outstrip supply by 2015
owing to a lack of new capacity coming on stream, according to
Australian mineral sands producer, Iluka Resources Ltd.
While many established minsands deposits have been depleted,
global producers have not invested sufficiently...