The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) and the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) unite in their opposition to the Western Australia government’s proposed increase in the gold royalty rate.
Trade & transport
Falco Resources signs agreement to purchase mining fleet for its Horne 5 project in Quebec, Canada.
CEA Projects has transported a large mining excavator from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to Vung Ang in central Vietnam and then across the border to the mine site in Laos.
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Djibouti has installed a new US$90 million potash port in Ethiopia, which comes as the second of 4 new ports to be built.
Encanto Potash Corp. will have the capacity to produce and export 3.4 million tpy, according to a recently completed Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) by Amec Foster Wheeler.
As reported by Reuters, fertilizer exports from Qatari producer Qafco remain unaffected by the regional diplomatic row.
The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the Carmichael coal mine and rail projects receiving Final Investment Decision approval.
Northern Railways and China Gezhouba Group enter into non-binding cooperation agreement to advance the Ovoot to Erdenet Railway.