Iluka rutile output rises after acquisition; prices also climb

By Cameron Perks
Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

Third-quarter rutile and synthetic rutile output at Iluka rose but zircon production fell, although the supplier of Australian supplier of titanium mineral sands kept its full-year guidance unchanged.

Iluka’s third-quarter rutile production increased from the second quarter for both its Australian and Sierra Leone operations in what it says were favorable market conditions.

Third-quarter production of rutile at Australia’s Iluka, a global supplier of titanium mineral sands, rose to 96,000 tonnes from 82,000 tonnes in the previous quarter. Sierra Rutile, acquired by...

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