Rio TiO2 production down 25% in 2015

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Production of borates and salt also fall as the company seeks to recalibrate its industrial mineral supply levels to meet lower market demand.

Rio Tinto Plc saw is output of titanium dioxide (TiO2) slag fall 25% in 2015 versus levels in 2014, as the company seeks to realign production with weakened market demand.

The Anglo-Australian mining giant continued to reduce TiO2 production in Q4 to 223,000 tonnes, 8% below Q3 2015 and 30% below Q4...

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