Phosphate Mining News

Uranium industry weighs rules that have bomb watchers twitching

United Nations officials and atomic regulators are poised to loosen rules on the industry, unlocking finance to take more radioactive material out of the ground without corresponding new checks.

Saudi Arabia targets $64B in mining revenue by 2030

Mining vast untapped reserves of bauxite, phosphate, gold, copper and uranium is key to the Saudi Arabia's efforts to diversify its economy away from hydrocarbons.

Saudi Arabia says new mining project to increase non-oil GDP by 3%

King Salman inaugurated the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project, which is expected to boost the kingdom's GDP by $6.4 billion and its non-oil GDP by 3%.

Saudi King to open $22.7B mining project on Thursday, Al Arabiya TV

The project is part of an industrial scheme aimed at opening up Saudi's north to development that will boost job creation.

Brazil studying auction of rights to six unexplored mining areas in 2019

The unexplored areas that have significant potential output of copper, gold, phosphate and other minerals.

Vale to get $1.35 billion less for fertilizer business

The South American miner wants to retain control of the TIPLAM port terminal, which is an asset originally included in the deal.

Sulphur prices spike, traditional fertilizer makers struggle

Sulphur prices rose to about $110 a tonne this quarter, $36 more than what the product cost last quarter.

X2 in the running for Brazilian niobium – report

Anglo hopes to get $1 billion bids for its niobium and phosphate assets next week

North America's 10 highest mines

North America's highest mines are all concentrated in just four states

Canada’s Quebec okays $1.2 billion phosphate mine

The open-pit mine – the largest in Canada near an inhabited area – is expected to create 475 construction jobs and 375 permanent positions.

Quebec okays $750M phosphate mine

The Quebec government has given the go-ahead to build a controversial phosphate rock mine in a region best known for Canadian iron ore mining.

Will mining disappear in the next decade?

Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.

Junior mining specialists focus on phosphate in Northern Peru

At the conclusion of my Skype interview with Brent Cook a couple of weeks ago, he told me to reach out to the folks at Focus Ventures to learn a bit more about what they are doing at their Bayovar 12 phosphate project in Northern Peru.

French institutions to pump billions into Senegal's economy

The funds will be used to develop a variety of industries including the mining sector.

Senegal wants mining industry to drive economy

Mining will be one of the country's 'pillars of development.'

Amanda Van Dyke: A dozen gold, copper, phosphate and uranium standouts

Investors should worry less about the right balance of specific commodities and more about the right mix of early-stage, development-stage and producing companies.

Mosaic profits plummet 70% on drop in potash price

Giant fertilizer company sees Q3 profits drop 70% as potash and phosphate prices and sales slide.

Namibia imposes moratorium on coastal phosphate mining

Companies say they haven't heard of it.

Eagle Star Minerals receives more excellent pit results and expands lateral continuity of the high-grade zone at the Bomfim Hill, which remains open in all directions

The company announces excellent results from Pits 3 and 4 returning 15.42% P2O5 over 5 meters and 23% P2O5 over 1.5m average grade respectively.

Great Quest files NI 43-101 technical report on SEDAR for the Tilemsi phosphate project, Mali

The report is based on target areas of Tin Hina and Alfatchafa in Mali. The report validates an Inferred Mineral Resource of 32 million tonnes at a grade of 23.4% P2O5 (at a cut-off of 5% P2O5).

Ocean phosphate mine proposed

BusinessLive, in a feature article posted Saturday, presents a good summary of efforts made thus far to advance ocean mining.

GIW Froth Pump prevents airlock shutdowns at Mondo Minerals Talc Plant

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, announced that global talc producer Mondo Minerals has installed GIW's High Volume Froth (HVF) pump at its talc processing plant in Outokumpu, Finland. During the pump's first month of operations, the plant was able to stabilize the flotation process and eliminate a safety hazard.

Takeover Offer by Minemakers Limited for UCL Resources Limited First Supplementary Bidder's Statement

Minemakers Limited (TSX:MAK)(ASX:MAK)(NAMIBIAN:MMS) wishes to inform the market, that a copy of the following has been today lodged with the ASX: TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2012) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

Minemakers shares soar 20% on acquisition reports

Minemakers (ASX: MAK) shares jumped about 20% today, following media reports that major Indian company NMDC has plans to acquire the company’s Wonarah rock phosphate reserves.

Rum Jungle Resources Limited (ASX:RUM) announce Barrow Creek 1 Resource Estimate

Rum Jungle Resources Limited has received an initial assessment of the Resource potential of the drilled grid area at Barrow Creek 1 from the Independent Geologists. The Company is extremely optimistic with these early favourable results that a major new resource of world class can be established by increasing the drill grid to incorporate an additional 20,000 metres of drilling in the current field season.