Argex primed to pave the way in low-cost TiO2 processing
Published: Friday, 26 January 2018
Environmental regulations in China are adding further pressure on sulfate-route pigment producers in favor of chloride-route production. This paves the way for further process innovation and investment, as well as opening up potential new sources for feedstock, IM correspondent Cameron Perks discovers.
Air pollution and problems of waste disposal are driving
Chinese government policies toward favoring chloride-processing
technology and away from sulfate-route production processes.
Chinese authorities have now banned the construction of new
sulfate-route units, and restricted the expansion of existing
sulfate plants unless significant improvements are made to
their environmental impact....