Rio Tinto slag production rebounds after 2018 labor disputes, furnace closures
Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Rio Tinto is planning a major investment in its South African mineral sand and titanium slag subsidiary, while production volumes bounce back from a troubled 2018.
Rio Tinto’s production of titanium slag jumped
to 303,000 tonnes in the second quarter of 2019, up by 31%
year-on-year, while the company recovers from production
difficulties in Canada and South Africa.
The miner’s guidance forecast for 2019 titanium
dioxide slag production was unchanged at 1.2-1.4 million