Brazil's lower house passed a bill that would boost royalty rates on iron ore by 75%, as both houses voted in a win for President Michel Temer's reform agenda.
Potassium Mining News
Some of the mines on this list get less than 100 mm of precipitation per year.
Lithium Americas has announced it will invest ARS 3 billion (USD 816.75 million) in its Caucharí-Olaroz mining project in Argentina.
Mining company Vale is seeking investors for its project to extract potassium in Rio Colorado, Malargue, Argentina.
Toyota, one of the leading automakers in the world, bought this week a 25% stake in Salar de Olaroz lithium and potassium project in Argentina to ensure supply for it growing electric cars division.
Cloth-dying and soap-making have employed residue from boiled plant material since ancient times. The plants are reduced to brine and that evaporated until only the useful “potash” remains.