Argex primed to pave the way in low-cost TiO2 processing

By Cameron Perks
Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

Environmental regulations in China are adding further pressure on sulfate-route pigment producers in favor of chloride-route production. This paves the way for further process innovation and investment, as well as opening up potential new sources for feedstock, IM correspondent Cameron Perks discovers.

Air pollution and problems of waste disposal are driving Chinese government policies toward favoring chloride-processing technology and away from sulfate-route production processes. Chinese authorities have now banned the construction of new sulfate-route units, and restricted the expansion of existing sulfate plants unless significant improvements are made to their environmental impact....

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