Tronox to Purchase TiZir Business from Eramet

Tronox Holdings plc of Stamford, CT has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the TiZir Titanium and Iron business from Eramet SA of France for approximately US$300 million. TiZir’s Titanium and Iron facility located in Tyssedal, Norway, upgrades ilmenite to produce high-grade titanium slag and high purity pig iron with an annual capacity of approximately […]

Iluka Reports Lower Mineral Sands Production

Iluka Resources Ltd of Australia has reported full year 2019 zircon, rutile and synthetic rutile production of 702,000 tonnes, down 4% from 2018. Sales were 17.7% lower at 680,800 tonnes. The company’s ilmenite production was 19.4% lower at 318,600 tonnes and sales 23.9% lower at 170,800 tonnes. During the year, Iluka signed a sales take-or-pay […]

Canada Establishes New Air Quality Regs for Industry

The Government of Canada has announced plans to limit air pollution from a broad range of industries as part of its Air Quality Management System. The government has established emissions standards for hundreds of industrial facilities that will be implemented through a variety of measures, including codes of practice, guidelines, performance agreements, and pollution prevention […]