Mineral Commodities slashes ilmenite production forecast

By William Clarke
Published: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Ilmenite production at Tormin in South Africa could halve in 2019, due to lower ore grades and reduced operating hours, Mineral Commodities says.

Australia-based mining company Mineral Commodities has slashed its expectations for ilmenite production in 2019, due to a planned reduction in operating hours and falling ore quality.

On Monday April 29, the company lowered its ilmenite production guidance for 2019 to just 50,000-70,000 tonnes, compared with a previous forecast in December...

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