Phosphate Mining News

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.

The down under REE report: new in Angola, surprise in Queensland

Add Angola to your Australian REE explorer watch list.

Vanadium Boost Would Give Batteries More Juice

Don't look now, but vanadium demand is ramping up, according to Jon Hykawy, head of global research with Toronto-based Byron Capital Markets. Vanadium is mostly used to strengthen steel, but the metal could see its demand dramatically increase if battery manufacturers start using it to boost power output in lithium-vanadium cells. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Jon talks about some potential demand drivers for vanadium and some companies looking to capitalize on the impending boost in vanadium use.

FLSmidth to work for JPMC’s new phosphate rock terminal in Jordan

FLSmidth is being awarded a contract worth approximately EUR70 million by Afcons Infrastructure, India who signed a contract worth approximately $200 million with Jordan Phosphate Mines Co (JPMC) for a new phosphate rock terminal. The terminal will be located about 25 km south of Aqaba - Jordan.