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PPG lifts some coatings prices, citing rising TiO2 costs
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Increased prices for raw materials, including titanium dioxide, have spurred PPG to raise prices for its automobile manufacturing customers.

Ukraine: French company increases share in VKO
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
In 2017 the state enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company concluded two thirds of its contracts on titanium ore deliveries with Bollwerk (Austria). The total cost of these contracts is $53 million, or 1.5 billion UAH. Last year the UMCC management was detained for economic crimes. After that Bollwerk was replaced by TS Taunus Chemical

Gold and titanium nanowires restore vision in blind mice
Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Researchers from Fudan University and the University of Science and Technology of China tried curing blindness using gold and titanium.

Mineral sands News in brief March 9
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:30:00 GMT
Image Resources issues first construction contract; Velta Group Global to build TiO2 plant in Israel; Technology Metals Australia increases in V2O5, TiO2 resources

Asian capacity, adequate stocks will limit effect of slag shortage ...
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:45:00 GMT
Recent shutdowns of titanium slag capacity are unlikely to push prices upward or affect pigment production, traders say.

Russia: Severstal ships metal structures to polymer strip works
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The company has already signed agreements on the supply of titanium products. (Ukrainian metal)

Chinese TiO2 producers cite yuan appreciation as they push for ...
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:15:00 GMT
The stronger yuan is making Chinese producers reluctant to export TiO2, buyers say.

Par authorities to order 50% production cut at Alunorte
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The Secretariat of Environment and Sustainability in the Brazilian state of Par (SEMAS) issued a statement late on Monday stating it will order Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASAs alumina refinery Alunorte to cut production by 50 percent due to non-compliance with a resolution to achieve a freeboard of 1 meter in the bauxite residue deposit DRS1. In addition, SEMAS said it would order the Paragominas bauxite mine to suspend operations at one of two tailing dams at the plant.

Hydro makes offer for Rio Tintos Isal aluminium smelter
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Norsk Hydro has made a binding offer to acquire Rio Tintos wholly owned Icelandic aluminium plan...

Paint producers set for further TiO2 price rises
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Coatings makers are raising their product prices to offset higher TiO2 prices in 2017.

Russia: Gaysky GOK gets new locomotive
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The shop will increase titanium manufacture in the city of Verkhnyaya Salda. Thus, Russian aircraft constructors will be able to decrease prime cost. (Ukrainian metal)

European titanium dioxide buyers resist price hikes
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Solid inventories have limited producers' ability to push up titanium dioxide prices in the first quarter of 2018.

Belarus: Rechitsa Metal Wares Works to increase fasteners output
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has approved the construction of a new mining and processing complex at the Tebinbulak deposits. The complex will have been constructed by 2024. The total cost of the construction is estimated at $1.5 billion, with a part to be represented by a loan from Chinese banks. The Tebinbulak titanium-magnetite ore

Russia: ZEMZ starts assembling unique machinery
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The arbitrary court of the Novosibirsk region has declared the Mineral Group LLC bankrupt. The company intended to construct a complex to mine and process titanium-zirconium ores. The claim to the company was submitted by Story-ka LLC because of the debt of 3.6 million rubles. The project to construct the complex valued at 1.25 billio

South African ilmenite roaster failure raises fears of tightness ...
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:45:00 GMT
A force majeure situation declared by Rio Tinto at a subsidiary in South Africa has buyers looking for alternative supplies of titanium slag.

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