Monday February 17, 2020

Proving their metal

Kenmare Resources is sitting on a Mozambiquean mine that holds 140 years’ worth of titanium pigment – a substance used in the making of almost every industrialised product

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
4th June, 2017
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Michael Carvill of Kenmare ‘People say we made loads of operational mistakes and errors, and that’s true – but no more than any other operation would have done’

‘Look around this room. The only thing you can see here that doesn’t have titanium pigment in it is the glass in those lights.

“Your clothes; the pen you’re carrying; the ink in the pen; the paper you’re writing on; all the seats; every single thing here that’s surrounding us. Even varnish on the wood all has titanium pigment in it.”

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