MCS Singapore produces high-quality sulphate grade Ilmenite
minerals. Ilmenite is a placer mineral found only in certain areas of the
Ilmenite is mainly mined for titanium dioxide production, which
in turn is required in a variety of industrial applications including
pigments, steel, paints and surface coatings, plastics, paper and
paperboard, and more.
Zircon, ordinarily a transparent beige shaded smooth mineral,
finds its place in numerous modern applications around the world. Zircon has
a range of end-uses, the largest of which is ceramic products, which
accounts for more than 50 per cent of global zircon consumption. Zircon is a
fundamental part of the development of ceramic production.
In addition, there is a growing need for zircon in specialty
applications as zirconia and zirconium chemicals, including in nuclear fuel
rods, catalytic fuel converters, and in water and air purification systems.
The MCS zircon sand is a unique product known for its higher whiteness and