On track to commence production in 2014, the Grande Côte Mineral Sands Project is set to become one of the largest producers of zircon and titanium dioxide products coinciding with a period of unprecedented demand. The mine is located 150km north of Dakar in Senegal.
The Tyssedal Ilmenite Upgrading Facility has been producing upgraded ilmenite and high purity pig iron since 1986, the only such facility in Europe and one of only five in the world. The Tyssedal plant was contributed by Eramet as part of the TiZir joint venture formed with MDL in late 2011.
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