Kenmare reports record ilmenite production

Kenmare Resources released its Q3 2017 production report with ilmenite production of 257,500 tonnes, a new quarterly record, and up 6% on Q3 2016. Zircon production decreased 8% to 18,100 tonnes (Q3 2016: 19,700 tonnes). The pigment market improved in September and Chinese domestic ilmenite prices increased with tighter domestic supply. Zircon market conditions continued to improve in Q3 2017.