Sierra Rutile operational update shows impact of Ebola outbreak

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014

Although Sierra Rutile has revised down its production guidance for 2014, the operational update shows that despite a massive Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, the company has lost a minimal amount of production and its sales remain strong because of the measures it has taken.

Rutile, ilmenite and zircon mineral miner Sierra Rutile today released an operational update for Q3 2014, which indicated that it had increased its ilmenite production over the quarter, but that rutile output had remained flat.

Rutile production, at 27,078 tonnes, was 3% lower than during the previous quarter, while ilmenite...

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