Rio Tinto's TiO2-slag production falls 15% vs 2017

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 21 January 2019

Rio Tinto, the world's biggest producer of titanium slag, has reported a fall in production in 2018 after being affected by shutdowns and labor disputes.

Rio Tinto’s production of titanium-dioxide (TiO2) slag fell by 15% year on year to 1.1 million tonnes in 2018 due to furnace shutdowns in Canada and labor disputes in South Africa, the company announced on January 18.

The company forecasts production to rise to 1.2-1.4 million tonnes in...

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