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Russia: EZOTsM starts supplying to Thailand
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Ural Boeing Manufacturing, a joint venture of VSMPO-Avisma and Boeing, has commissioned a plant to produce titanium parts for American planes on the territory of the special economical zone Titanium Valley in Sverdlovsk region. The new plant carries out machining of titanium stampings for Boeing planes, including new models (737 MAX, 777 and 787). The

Refractory minerals taken off US tariffs list; TiO2 pigments ...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.

Azerbaijan: precious metals market on September 10-14, 2018
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Deputy Minister for the temporarily occupied territories, Yuriy Hrymchak, spoke about what happened in northern Crimeas Armyansk at Crimean Titanium plant, as well as about other more potentially dangerous enterprises located in the occupied peninsula and parts of Donbas. What happened at Crimean Titanium in the occupied Crimeas Armyansk, where a hazardous release of

Russia: Yakutugol modernizing machinery of the processing factory
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
In 2018 the titanium manufacture of Chepets Mechanical Works turns 10. The company has mastered the manufacture of 300 types of products of titanium and alloys under the program of import substitution. In particular, it can produce capillary, ribbed and extremely thin-walled seamless pipes, as well as pipes with spiral ribs for reactor machinery o

Russia: Eastern Mining Company and Marubeni sign MoU
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Ukraine can easily solve the problem of Crimean Titanium and the environment catastrophe, which the Russian occupants have created in the town of Armyansk. For this the plant has to stop operation. The only raw material that the company needs is ilmenite. The ore containing titanium is mined in Ukraine, and then from Odessa is

Crimean TiO2 plant closed after leak of sulfur dioxide
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMT
The Armyansk TiO2 plant in Ukraines Crimea region, annexed by Russia, has previously struggled with water and feedstock shortages, and will now be closed for two weeks after a large release of sulfur dioxide gas, the local government says.

Russia: Rushydro not to rush entering Taishet project
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The Titanium Investments LLC subsidiary in the town of Armyansk, in the north of the Russia-occupied Crimea, the manufacturer of titanium dioxide, has shut down all of its 8 furnaces. The last furnace was shut down on September 9, the company deputy CEO Andrei Dogadov said. According to him, the water used in the manufacture

Azerbaijan: precious metals prices up on September 11, 2018
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Ukrainian journalists tracked down former employees of the Crimean Titanium plant, who explained why a chemical disaster occurred. The reason lays in grave violations of the technology process to dispose of hazardous substances leftovers of titanium production. For three years, hydrolysis acid has been drained into settling reservoirs in full violation of technology, ex-worke

European titanium dioxide buyers well stocked after China export ...
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 18:30:00 GMT
Inventories of TiO2 in Europe are said to be very strong after willing buyers stocked up on plentiful Chinese exports in the first half of the year.

Russia: SUMZ revenue up in H1 2018
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Under the request of the General Prosecutors Office of Ukraine the ex-CEO of Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works Vladimir Korolkov has been detained in Moscow. Korolkov has been declared wanted in 2017 under the investigation of embezzlement of 492 million UAH (14.8 million euro) granted for the modernization of the enterprise. Korolokov has been working

Kerala floods threaten Indian ilmenite production
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:45:00 GMT
Output at Kerala's state-run mineral sands and titanium dioxide business could be threatened by heavy floods.

European Commission gives final approval for Tronox-Cristal tie ...
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:00:00 GMT
The proposed merger of TiO2 producers Tronox and Cristal, to create the worlds biggest producer, now has approval from every relevant regulatory authority except those in the US.

Price Briefing: August 3 - 9
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:30:00 GMT
Dried and bagged foundry chromite price edges up on strong demand; titanium dioxide producers downplay chance of price increases; South African chromite sales surge as production stalls; Chinas lithium prices continue to fall on quiet trade; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of leucoxene price; antimony trioxide prices slide as Chinese suppliers drop prices; lithium pricing evolution and the role of price reporting agencies; validity of some Fluorspar inquiries from China questioned, though demand remains high.

Kronos TiO2 production still not back to full rate
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:30:00 GMT
US-based titanium dioxide producer Kronos is still operating below its full capacity because of planned maintenance shutdowns.

Rio Tintos Quebec slag business declares force majeure
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:00:00 GMT
The latest in a series of production disruptions at miner Rio Tintos titanium operations will mean reduced output for the rest of 2018, amid a global shortage of high-grade titanium feedstocks.

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