Iluka mineral sand production falls on kiln outage
Published: Monday, 15 April 2019
The mineral sand producer reported lower synthetic rutile output in the first three months of 2019, while the continued strong demand forecast for high-grade feedstock means the company cannot meet current demand.
Mineral sand miner Iluka reported a sharp
drop in its production of synthetic rutile in the three months
to March 31, after a kiln was closed for maintenance and the
company was unable to meet the current demand for titanium
dioxide (TiO2) feedstock.
Synthetic rutile production fell by 52% year...