Environmental shutdown hits Sichuan TiO2, ilmenite production

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 18 December 2017

Inspectors in the Chinese province have demanded the indefinite suspension of operations after a drop in quality there.

Environmental inspections in Sichuan have triggered the suspension of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and ilmenite production in the Chinese province for an indefinite period.

The shutdown of operations in Sichuan, the leading producing province of TiO2 in China, was triggered by air quality falling below acceptable limits.

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