08 April 2020
Mineral sand miner MRC expects to restart activity at its Tormin site in the Western Cape region of South Africa by April 13, before the end of a government lockdown.
24 March 2020
Rio Tinto has closed its mineral sands and titanium slag operation at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa, after the country’s government issued an order intended to contain the spread of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus pandemic.
23 March 2020
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20 March 2020
Fastmarkets has amended the specifications of three of its titanium dioxide prices and discontinued one price.
17 March 2020
China’s crude steel output increased in the first two months of the year despite the spread of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) across the country in February, according to data released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday March 16.
12 March 2020
Global trade is being slowed down by the sluggish recovery of China’s logistics sector, with a build-up of containers at the country’s ports creating problems around the world.
10 March 2020
Beijing has taken measures to resuscitate its sluggish logistics sector by cutting port fees in a bid to encourage businesses to increase their import and export activities.
05 March 2020
Mineral sands trading activity is looking slow but prices appear to have stabilized heading into the last month of the quarter, in line with market expectations in February.
03 March 2020
Image Resources has resumed the sale of heavy mineral concentrate from its Boonanarring mine in Western Australia, after demand was stalled by the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) shutdown.