Chemours releases financial results

Chemours reported Q4 2017 net sales of US$1.6 billion, a 19% increase from Q4 2016. Higher prices, primarily for titanium dioxide, added 10% to revenue. Q4 2017 net income of US$228 million compared to a net

Rio releases annual results

Rio Tinto released annual results for 2017, with gross revenue at Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium of US$1.76 billion, compared to US$1.42 billion in 2016. Production of 1.32 million tonnes of titanium slag in 2017 was

Iluka releases production report

Iluka Resources released its quarterly review for Q4 2017 with zircon/rutile/synthetic rutile (Z/R/SR) production of 169,000 tonnes, 17% lower than Q3 2017 due to the conclusion of processing HMC in the Murray Basin. For 2017, Z/R/SR

Tronox sues FTC for blocking Cristal acquisition

Tronox filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to prevent the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from blocking the company’s proposed acquisition of Cristal.

Kenmare reports record production

Kenmare Resources released its Q4 2017 and full year report with ilmenite production up 11% to 998,200 tonnes, zircon production up 9% to 74,000 tonnes and HMC production down 6% to 1,323,000 tonnes. Prices increased for