Price Briefing 12 – 18 February

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 19 February 2016

Mineral sands miners slash output in effort to support market; chromite prices fall less than expected, while fluorspar rallies slightly; lithium spot prices distorting perception of industry.

Mineral sands miners with operations on three different continents have been forced to review their production rates in the last week, as oversupply, weak demand and falling prices for titanium dioxide (TiO2) minerals and zircon continue to weigh on the sector.

ASX-listed Base Resources Ltd is facing an oversupply burden of 20,000 tonnes...

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