Grande Côte News
MDL BELIEVES THAT ALL WORK-RELATED INJURIES, DISEASES AND PROPERTY LOSSES ARE PREVENTABLE. THE TEAM AT THE GRANDE CÔTE PROJECT HAS IMPLEMENTED WORLD-CLASS BEHAVIOURAL BASED HEALTH & SAFETY SYSTEMS WITH INDUCTION TRAINING DELIVERED IN LOCAL DIALECTS, FRENCH & ENGLISH.
THE TYSSEDAL ILMENITE UPGRADING FACILITY HAS BEEN PRODUCING TITANIUM SLAG AND HIGH PURITY PIG IRON SINCE 1986. IT IS THE ONLY SUCH FACILITY IN EUROPE AND ONLY ONE OF FIVE IN THE WORLD.
GRANDE CÔTE, OVER AN EXPECTED MINE LIFE OF AT LEAST 20 YEARS, IS ANTICIPATED TO PRODUCE APPROXIMATELY 7% OF ZIRCON & 5% TITANIUM FEEDSTOCK SUPPLIES GLOBALLY
TIZIR LIIMTED, A 50/50 JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN MINERAL DEPOSITS AND ERAMET, COMBINES THE GRANDE CÔTE PROJECT AND TYSSEDAL - AN ILMENITE UPGRADING FACILITY IN NORWAY
MDL CONTINUALLY STRIVES TO IMPROVE ITS PERFORMANCE IN ALL AREAS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FROM WORLD CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES TO VARIED & WIDE-REACHING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

GRANDE CÔTE

The Grande Côte Mineral Sands Project is set to become one of the largest producers of zircon and titanium dioxide products globally. The mine is located 150km north of Dakar in Senegal. The Government of the Republic of Senegal is a valued project partner.read more →

TYSSEDAL

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.read more →