As reported by Reuters, fertilizer exports from Qatari producer Qafco remain unaffected by the regional diplomatic row.
Trade & transport
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.
The Ekhgoviin Chuluu Joint Venture (ECJV), tenement holder of the Nuurstei metallurgical coal project, has executed an offtake agreement with joint venture partner, Noble Group.
Bathurst Resources Ltd has successfully tendered a coal supply agreement from the company’s Canterbury coal mine.
Coal exports in the month were valued at AUS$4.26 billion in February, an increase of 76% compared to the year before.
Approximately 50 000 jobs have been created in the country following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the supply of phosphate between Nigeria and Morocco.
Encanto Potash Corp. has confirmed the receipt of three separate requests for potash quotes from India.
BC Iron Ltd and Kalium Lakes Ltd have advised that the companies have entered into a joint venture agreement over Kalium’s 100% owned Carnegie Project.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has compiled phosphate rock and potash data by calendar year and crop year.
Mongolia’s National Development Agency approves an 18 month extension for the completion of Aspire Mining’s Erdenet to Ovoot railway.
Aspire Mining through its rail subsidiary, Northern Railways, receives the first stage feasibility study from China Railway FSDI for the Erdenet to Ovoot Railway in Mongolia.