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New board member in Hydro
Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The Corporate Assembly in Norsk Hydro ASA on Tuesday approved Svein Kre Sund as new member of Hydros Board of Directors for a period of two years.

Huntsman, Clariant cite procurement savings ahead of $20bn tie-up
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:30:00 GMT
Huntsman's planned spin-out of its titanium dioxide segment will not be affected by the planned merge

Japan pays price for surging TiO2 markets in Asia
Mon, 15 May 2017 15:15:00 GMT
Customs data shows Japan paying the most for TiO2 in years, as Chinese export volumes and prices rise.

Price briefing 5-11 May
Fri, 12 May 2017 14:30:00 GMT
Prices were mixed across a number of industrial minerals markets, with anti-pollution related production shutdowns lifting prices for antimony trioxide, while Chinese fluorspar prices also continue to rise. Amid prices surging over the past months, fluorspar market participants have urged caution amid supply and demand uncertainty. Rutile and titanium dioxide prices have also increased. In contrast, chemical-grade chromite prices have slumped.

Titanium dioxide prices break recent highs
Fri, 12 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Prices for titanium dioxide pigment are at their highest level in years, as market participants note tight supply, with spot TiO2 purchases hard to come by.

Lomon Billions raises TiO2 prices, records jump in Q1 profits
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMT
The price hike follows four increases in the first quarter of 2017 during which time the company recorded a huge jump in profits. Meanwhile other Chinese titanium dioxide producers, Jilin GPRO Titanium Industry and Annada Titanium Dioxide, posted higher sales revenues and profits in Q1.

TOR Minerals returns to profitability in 2016
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:45:00 GMT
The company returned into positive territory following a net loss of over $6m in 2015, on the back of higher sales of alumina despite revenues from both TiO2 and barium sulphate decreased.

Rio's borates, salt production falls in Q1 as TiO2 slag output ...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:45:00 GMT
Both borates and salt production declined in Q1 as TiO2 slag output grew substantially reflecting "higher demand".

Japan's copper output seen down 5.8 pct in first half - Hellenic ...
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Below are the production plans of base metals for April-September from PPC, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, Mitsubishi Materials, Dowa, Furukawa, Mitsui Mining, Nittetsu Mining Co Ltd and Toho Zinc Co Ltd, with comparisons against planned production in... ...

Primary insiders purchase shares under Long Term Incentive program ...
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Norsk Hydro ASA has a share-based Long Term Incentive (LTI) in the form of a remuneration of 30 percent and 25 percent of annual base salary for the President and CEO and the other members of the Corporate Management Board respectively.

Price briefing 24 30 March
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:45:00 GMT
Producers in China announced yet another TiO2 price hike; feedstock ilmenite prices increased on tight supply; antimony trioxide prices rose; iodine unchanged as market digests production cut in Chile.

TiZir ships chloride titanium slag from Norway
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:15:00 GMT
The first shipment of chloride titanium slag from the TiZir JV between MDL and Eramet has been completed slightly ahead of schedule.

Lomon Billions increases profit, buys ilmenite mine
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:45:00 GMT
Lomon Billions reports 2016 financials; secures ilmenite supply via acquisition; and targets booming electric vehicle sector with TiO2 for LTO batteries.

ITSCi report demonstrates effective risk management outcomes ...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT
London-listed Bushveld Minerals Limited has raised further funds for its planned acquisition of Strategic Minerals Corporation after agreeing on a deal with Wogen Resources related to its alloying business. Both Bushveld and Strategic Minerals have tin projects in development. Through its subsidiary, Greenhill Resources, Bushveld is working to develop the Mokopane tin project in South Africa, but also has a suite of vanadium, titanium, iron ore and coal assets. Strategic Minerals became equal...

Kronos Q4 income up on higher TiO2 sales, prices
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:15:00 GMT
While average 2016 prices for titanium dioxide were lower than the previous year, price improvements in the fourth quarter together with higher sales volumes and growing demand buoyed both Q4 and full year results.

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