Rio Tinto starts up talc processing plant in Australia

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010

New 150,000 tpa plant replaces older facility; operation running at 50% of capacity

Rio Tinto Minerals has started up a new processing plant at its Three Springs talc operation in Western Australia, replacing an older plant in poor condition.

Rio Tinto invested A$11m. ($11m.) in the facility, which can crush, screen and wash 200 tonnes...

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