TZMI 2017: Chloride TiO2 capacity increases will drive slag shortage
Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017
The market for titanium dioxide (TiO2) faces a major chloride slag shortfall if production is not ramped up in the next few years, delegates at the annual TZMI conference in Hong Kong told Industrial Minerals.
The mood was upbeat at the conference, held on November
13-15, with TiO2 producers noting the increase in pigment
prices compared with last year, and with many mineral sand
producers confident that the market strength would continue to
come through into feedstock demand.
But a particular bottleneck was seen in...