Drying is a necessary step in the processing of all ceramic products and components, whether it takes place as a separate step or is a preliminary step in the firing process. Ceramics are made from different combinations of materials that can be in slurry form or even more liquid, in the case of slip-cast ware at the start of the fabrication process.
Bauxite production was 14% higher than the first quarter of 2017, following recovery from severe weather conditions at Weipa, continued de-bottlenecking of capacity at Gove, and strong performances at Porto Trombetas and Sangaredi.
July 26, 2017
Rio Tinto recently announced its production results for the second quarter of 2017.