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Black Mountain eyes vermiculite mine - The Australian (blog)


Black Mountain eyes vermiculite mine
The Australian (blog)
Black Mountain Resources will acquire African Phosphate's interest in Namakera Mining Company, owner and operator of the Namakera vermiculite mine and Busumbu phosphate project in Uganda. The African Development Bank forecasts the African ...

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Cheap energy cuts global fertiliser costs - Queensland Country Life


Queensland Country Life

Cheap energy cuts global fertiliser costs
Queensland Country Life
Mining and freight costs for phosphate rock in North Africa and potash from Canada have also benefited to some degree from lower fuel costs. Fertilizer Australia executive manager, Nick Drew, said while global demand played a big part in the eventual ...

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Price crash: Is Incitec Pivot Ltd a buy? - Motley Fool Australia


Price crash: Is Incitec Pivot Ltd a buy?
Motley Fool Australia
It was carrying 200,000 litres of a key ingredient for making fertiliser — for use at Incitec's flagship Phosphate Hill production facility. The incident is expected to wipe a one-off $14 million from full year net profit after tax (NPAT), equating to ...

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Australia's right to send asylum seekers offshore faces dual challenges - The Guardian


The Guardian

Australia's right to send asylum seekers offshore faces dual challenges
The Guardian
Australia's offshore detention regime faces the most serious challenge to its legal foundation since it was re-established in 2012, with two unrelated but coincident court challenges holding the potential to dramatically restrict – or affirm ...

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Australia New Agribusiness & Chemical Group in corporate restructuring - Proactive Investors Australia


Proactive Investors Australia

Australia New Agribusiness & Chemical Group in corporate restructuring
Proactive Investors Australia
The Venus Phosphate project is located in northwest Queensland 150 kilometres southeast of Mount Isa and 5 kilometres south of PHM owned and operated by fertiliser and explosives company Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL). The target resource is the Korella ...

Twist for Ellendale tenements - The West Australian - The West Australian


The West Australian

Twist for Ellendale tenements - The West Australian
The West Australian
But if Phosphate Australia's forfeiture application is held to have pre-empted the cancellation of the mining tenements, it could be able to peg new ground free of its predecessor's environmental liabilities, which would remain in the hands of the MRF.

Global fertiliser prices in freefall, but Australian farmers not benefitting yet - ABC Online


ABC Online

Global fertiliser prices in freefall, but Australian farmers not benefitting yet
ABC Online
Australian farmers use urea to add more nitrogen to their soils, while phosphate, in the form of monoammonium phosphate (MAP) or diammonium phosphate (DAP), commonly called superphosphate contains a mix of nitrogen, phosphate and sulphur.

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Fertiliser project to grow company into producer - MiningNews.net (subscription)


Fertiliser project to grow company into producer
MiningNews.net (subscription)
Rum Jungle Resources has discovered Australia's largest phosphate rock resource at Ammaroo in the Northern Territory, with exploration potential indicating it could support phosphate production for more than a century. While the company seeks a ...

South32 may bid for Anglo's $US1b phosphate and niobium Brazil business - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

South32 may bid for Anglo's $US1b phosphate and niobium Brazil business
The Australian Financial Review
Niobium is a material used in high-temperature alloys for jet engines and lightweight steel for cars. David Ryder. by Jesse Riseborough and Dinesh Nair. South32, the aluminium, coal and manganese producer spun out of BHP Billiton last year, is ...
South32 may bid for Anglo American's $1.4bn Brazil unitThe Australian
South32 may consider acquiring Anglo's old assetsAustralian Mining
BHP Spinoff South32 Said Interested in $1 Billion Anglo SaleBloomberg
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Phosphate Australia bags hot diamond real estate - Proactive Investors Australia


Proactive Investors Australia

Phosphate Australia bags hot diamond real estate
Proactive Investors Australia
To assist in this exploration effort, Phosphate Australia purchased a parcel of diamonds from the administrators of Ellendale operator Kimberley Diamond Company. Also, the company has access to a considerable amount of historic exploration data ...