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Low grades hit Base's Kwale output

Base Resources saw production from its Kwale mineral sands operations in Kenya drop during the March quarter as it continued to focus on maximising recoveries while mining and processing more tonnes of lower-grade material.

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Base Resources is hoping to extend Kwale's mine life through drilling at Vanga

Base produced 87,179 tonnes of ilmenite during the three-month period, 22% lower year-on-year, while rutile output also fell 7% to 20,171t, as did zircon production, which at 6,943t was down 24%