Base announces record rutile, zircon production after successful mine optimization

By Cameron Perks
Published: Thursday, 18 October 2018

Base Resources’ rutile and zircon output reached record highs in this year’s third quarter, while ilmenite production remained stable, after the successful implementation of the Kwale Phase 2 mine optimization project.

Base Resources, a leading global producer of heavy mineral sands (HMS) from its Kwale mineral sands operation in Kenya, has reported record rutile and zircon output in the third quarter of 2018.

Base produced 25,125 tonnes of rutile in the third quarter of this year, up from 24,451 tonnes in...

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