According to The Telegraph, Sirius Minerals is expected to start construction of the North York Moors potash mine in January 2017.
Chris Fraser, Chief Executive, said: "This is the major milestone that we have been working towards to actually have the funds to start construction and move from a development project into a construction project […] The first piece of works on ground will be in January on highways improvements.”
This follows the recent announcement that Gina Rinehart, Hancock Prospecting, plans to invest in the project.
The polyhalite mine is anticipated to be one of the largest in the United Kingdom.
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/03112016/sirius-begins-work-on-potash-mine/