06 February 2013 14:20 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Rio Tinto has halted plans for a facility to produce titanium dioxide (TiO2) feedstocks at Becancour in ?xml:namespace>
In a statement, Rio Tinto’s TiO2 business unit, Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium (RTIT), said that a study showed that weak market conditions made the project economically unviable.
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RTIT added that the decision not to pursue the Becancour project would not impact expansions and projects at mines in
The company produces TiO2 feedstocks, high purity iron, steel, metal powders, zircon and rutile.
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