Rio ups borates output as salt, TiO2 slag down
Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Borates production on the rise as salt and TiO2 slag decrease.
Growing demand supported Rio Tinto Minerals’
borates production, which grew 6% in 2016 to a total 503,000
tonnes, as both salt and titanium dioxide (TiO2) slag posted
Borates output in Q4 2016 stood at 121,000 tonnes,
decreasing against the previous quarter but growing 13%