The bulk mineralised sample of Idaho cobalt project will be tested at Dundee Sustainable Technologies’ facilities in Quebec.
Trade & transport
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.
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.
Canpotex has confirmed it has concluded new potash supply contracts with its Chinese customers for shipments of 1.4 million metric t.
At the the Tyva 2030/The Future of Tyva Forum, a LOI was signed by the Tyva Republic government and Northern Railways signalling support for Northern Rail Corridor.
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.