Weir asset management saves Tronox US$2M

Connecticut-based titanium dioxide producer Tronox said an asset management plan agreement with UK mining solutions developer Weir Group has lowered maintenance costs and downtime by up to US$2 million at a Tronox mine in Cooljarloo, Western Australia.

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Plan uses KPIs and cents per tonne structure based on the throughput through the plant

Tronox used Weir's Total Asset Management service to cover 20 assets at Cooljarloo, including slurry pumps, two floating dredges and a floating concentrator that processes over 3000 t/hr of heavy