Zircon prices rise after Iluka announces hikes
Published: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Recent price increases from Iluka and Rio Tinto have led to higher spot prices amid a slight squeeze in supply.
Zircon prices rose on 14 September after upticks by two of the
world’s largest zircon sand companies led other
producers to follow suit.
Iluka Resources publicly announced its intention to raise
prices by $130/tonne to $1,230 per tonne, effective 1 October.
Rio Tinto has also raised its...