Tronox Unit Says Metals Co. Welshed On Supply Deals

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 4:37 PM EST) -- A subsidiary of bankrupt pigment maker Tronox Inc. has accused metals manufacturer RTI Hamilton Inc. of unfairly trying to wriggle out of contracts to buy chemicals and build a $300 million titanium sponge production facility.

An adversary complaint filed by Tronox LLC on Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York alleges RTIH failed to make certain payments under a March 2008 master supply agreement regarding titanium tetrachloride — a key ingredient of titanium sponge — to be provided to a...
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