Home mining sector exploration & production AFRICA 01/04/2014 Miners hungry for phosphates and potash The world’s growing need for fertilizers is prompting major fertilizer producers to try to lock in ever-larger supplies of raw [...] (304 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? 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[...] Spotlight SENEGAL 19/01/2016 Mimran seeks to make inroad into phosphate market The Mimran group is pushing ahead with its plan to diversify into mining (AMI 354, AMI 350) and is expected to acquire a stake in Avenira (formerly Minemakers) in coming days. Its aim is to grab a piece of Senegal’s [. [...] ERITREA 15/12/2015 Danakali cuts back on costs to launch sulphate of potash project Danakali is squeezing costs to a minimum to steal a march on other groups bent on producing potash in the Danakil basin. [...] CONGO 01/12/2015 Elemental being wooed again Disappointed in a takeover bid by Hong Kong’s Dingyi Group [...] CONGO 03/11/2015 African Potash opts for trading venture ahead of Lake Dinga With competition heating up increasingly on Congo’s potash market, African Potash has hit upon an original strategy. Unlike its rivals [...] Spotlight ERITREA ETHIOPIA 06/10/2015 The race to be first to mine Danakil’s potash Although four companies - one in Eritrea and three in Ethiopia - are intent on producing potash in the Danakil area starting from 2018 some hurdles must be overcome before mining can begin. In Eritrea, the Australian junior Danakali is [. [...] SENEGAL 22/09/2015 Minemakers to start producing in first quarter of 2016 A phosphate project being carried out at Baobab by the [...] SENEGAL 26/05/2015 Minemakers’ secret method in phosphates Minemakers, which has just been awarded a small mining permit in a 5 sq.km area within Baobab phosphate project wants [...] Spotlight AFRICA 10/03/2015 Dual listing in Toronto a source of much needed cash With capital hard to find these days, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and its small brother, TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) are the markets currently holding out the best against crisis. Out of the CAD 8.9 million raised in 2014, CAD [. [...] TOGO 23/12/2014 Fight in high places over phosphates A struggle is looming between officials close to President Faure Gnassingbe about exactly when a winner will be chosen in [...] SENEGAL 23/12/2014 Poland's ZChP wants to overtake Togo's SNPT Eighteen months after gaining a foothold in Senegal’s phosphates sector, the Polish concern Zaklady Chemiczne Police (ZChP) is poised to [...] ANGOLA 23/12/2014 Minbos rates phosphates highly competitive Free Minbos Resources is to shortly kick off a feasibility study on a phosphates project in the Angolan enclave of Cabinda. [...] ANGOLA 30/09/2014 Phosphates an ever attractive market Angola’s geology and mines minister Francisco Queiroz is intent on launching phosphate mining in the provinces of Cabinda and Zaire [...] TOGO 16/09/2014 Lome Mike Ralston, managing director of Balamara Resources, is continuing to [...] ETHIOPIA 01/07/2014 Funding for Danakil potash by year's end Thanks to backing from its partner Israel Chemicals, with which [...] ETHIOPIA 04/02/2014 Final push to finance Allana Potash Corp According to our sources in Toronto, Allana Potash Corp is [...] ETHIOPIA 21/01/2014 Danakil Potash working on its resource Ethiopian potash is once again focusing the interests of mining companies. This resource was discovered at the start of the [...] TOGO 03/12/2013 Phosphates: bidders oppose contract split The contract to mine Togo’s carbonated phosphates is expected to be awarded by the end of the year. But the [...] TOGO 12/03/2013 Decision on carbonated phosphates on April 15 Free The Togolese government which received the financial and technical offers of three bidders for the country’s carbonated phosphates intends to [...] TOGO 29/01/2013 Carbonated phosphates: Raising the stakes Pre-qualified at the end of 2012 to develop Togo’s carbonated phosphates, three companies seeking the deal are working overtime at [...] TOGO 27/11/2012 Carbonated phosphates: decision in December After much humming and hawing, the Togolese authorities have finally decided to continue with the tender for the development of [...] TOGO 03/07/2012 Balamara Resources in fund-raising drive in U The Australian mining concern Balamara Resources, formerly Sultan Resources, is [...] TOGO 24/04/2012 Carbonated Phosphates: Balamara Resources pre-qualified Australia's Balamara Resources (formerly Sultan Corp) has been pre-selected to [...] ETHIOPIA 29/08/2011 Allana advances with Ethiopian project Allana Potash Corp, listed in Toronto, has retained the firm [...] LIBERIA 24/11/2009 China Development Bank Comes to Rescue of China Union Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was given assurances by Wen Jiabao, China’s prime minister, over financing for the China Union Investment [...] SOUTH AFRICA 28/07/2009 Hari Bhartia As in Namibia (see above), Indian business interests are on the offensive in South Africa and are checking out various [...] Receive prompts for these topics Allana Potash Corp Aries Fertilizers Group Balamara Resources Dingyi Group Investment Elemental Minerals Getax Gujarat State Fertilizers Chemicals ICL Li Kwong Yuk Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Create a freenotification What is a notification?