Iluka Resources Ltd. is a global mineral sands resource company. It is involved in the exploration, project development, operations and marketing of mineral sands products. It operates through four segments: Australia, Sierra Rutile, United States and Mining Area C. The Australia segment comprises mineral sands mining and processing operations in Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia. The Sierra Rutile segment comprises mineral sands mining and processing operations in Sierra Leone. The United States segment comprises mineral sands processing operations in Virginia and rehabilitation obligations in both Virginia and Florida. The Mining Area C segment comprises an iron ore royalty interest over certain mining tenements in Australia operated by BHP Billiton Iron Ore .Iluka Resources was founded on July 24, 1954 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.