Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) has operated in Quebec for more than 65 years. RTFT is one of the leading manufacturers of raw materials for the titanium dioxide markets and a world leader in the production of high purity metal powders and pig iron.
The business is part of Rio TInto Iron & Titanium (RTIT), which supplies approximately 19 per cent of global demand from its operations in Quebec, South Africa and Madagascar. Titanium dioxide is mainly used to produce titanium pigment, the world's most commonly used white pigment, and adds opacity to paper, paints and plastics.
RTFT is part of Rio Tinto's Energy & Minerals product group