Is there enough demand for new TiO2 feedstock producers?

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Published: Monday, 28 April 2014

IM Editor-in-chief, Siobhan Lismore-Scott, discovers the updates in the development of new titanium dioxide projects in Africa and Australia, and analyses them in light of the currently difficult market conditions experienced by main producers.

High inventories, lacklustre demand, intermittent power supply, unfavourable exchange rates and falling prices; these are the issues that have plagued the mineral sands industry over the last few years.

Despite this, titanium dioxide (TiO2) smaller feedstock producers and those developing projects remain upbeat about the future, with those interviewed by...

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