Highfield Resources (Pamplona, Spain), in a press release on 21 December, provided an update on its Muga potash project. It reports the engineering and design of its Muga project has progressed in line with its internal plan, and the company is ready to issue all necessary documentation to its construction partner.
BCI Minerals Limited (BCI, Perth, Australia) has announced that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board has made an investment decision to approve a loan facility the Mardie Salt & Potash Project, subject to certain conditions.
Prolonged protests by the local community have hindered the copper concentrate shipment from the Las Bambas copper mine.
Vale issued a press release 9 December, stating that its subsidiary Vale Canada Limited has signed a binding put option agreement for the sale of its ownership interest in Vale Nouvelle-Calédonie S.A.S. (VNC).
A new bulk liquid fertilizer storage facility being constructed at Kwinana is expected to improve grower access to a competitive and reliable supply of UAN (urea ammonium nitrate).
Glencore plans to cut 40% of total emissions by 2035 as it aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. The diversified commodity producer said it would prioritise investments in metals such as cobalt, nickel and copper would contribute to the transition to the low-carbon transition.
There are reports of shipment delays in Southeast Asia as strong typhoons swept across parts of Southeast Asia, while the impact on fertilizer demand is yet to be seen amid the seasonal lull in the region’s local markets.