Sierra Rutile forecasts modest rutile recovery in mid-2016

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Friday, 06 November 2015

On a recent site visit to Sierra Leone, the UK-listed TiO2 feedstock miner told IM that it is expecting flat, followed by steadily rising prices in currently depressed titanium-based chemicals markets, potentially marking a reversal of the continued declines since 2012.

London-listed Sierra Rutile Ltd told IM on a recent site visit that it expects titanium dioxide (TiO2) feedstock prices to remain flat into the first half of 2016, followed by modest rises from the middle of the year.

Neil Gawthorpe, marketing director at the company, said that he expects titanium sponge...