It’s complicated: How mineral scarcity and human ingenuity shape the world of TiO2 feedstocks
Published: Monday, 22 October 2018
Amid growing concern about the supply of titanium dioxide feedstocks, Fastmarkets examines the scarcity of these minerals and how processors are adapting to changes in availability.
A growing global population is boosting demand for materials
for building and technology, sectors in which mineral sands
play a key role - predominantly through ceramics for zirconium
minerals and pigments for titanium minerals.
Emerging countries - where economic growth tends to outpace
global gross domestic product (GDP) - present the...