Bluejay Mining announced that it has received an export permit from the Government of Greenland for the shipment of a 40,000-tonne ROM bulk sample which will be processed at the company’s pilot processing plant in Quebec,
Rio Tinto announced interim 1H 2019 results with titanium slag production of 599,000 tonnes, a 14% increase compared to 525,000 tonnes in 1H 2019. Rio reported significantly higher prices for titanium feedstocks in 1H 2019 as well as increased volumes at RTIT.
Mineral Commodities (MRC) released its Q2 2019 activities report with production of 12,555 tonnes of ilmenite concentrate and 2,317 tonnes of zircon/rutile concentrate. Sales in Q2 were 54,775 tonnes of ilmenite concentrate and 3,304 tonnes of
Iluka Resources reported Q2 2019 results with zircon/rutile/synthetic rutile (Z/R/SR) production of 169,100 tonnes, slightly less than the 169,600 reported in Q2 2018. Mineral sands revenue was A$295 million, down from A$345 million in Q2 2018.
Kenmare Resources released its quarterly and 1H 2019 report with a decrease in ilmenite production of 8% to 220,100 tonnes during Q2 2019. Primary zircon production decreased by 6% to 11,000 tonnes and rutile production increased by 10% to 2,200 tonnes compared to Q2 2018.