Kenmare Resources Plc is a mining and exploration company that explores, develops and operates natural resources and mines. The company operates Moma Titanium Minerals Mine, which is located on the north east coast of Mozambique. The mine contains reserves of heavy minerals which include the titanium minerals ilmenite and rutile used as feedstock's to produce titanium dioxide pigment, as well as zirconium silicate mineral, zircon. The titanium dioxide pigment is used in paints, paper and plastic production. The primary applications for zircon are in the manufacture of opacifiers for ceramic tile production and for refractory products used in the steel and foundry industries. Kenmare Resources was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.