Vale to increase potash output

By Alex Feytis
Published: Thursday, 05 November 2009

Brazil’s mining giant expected to boost potassium production to 12m. tpa. from 2013

Vale SA is planning to boost its potash production 14-fold in three years, to 12m. tpa from 850,000 tpa, the Brazilian mining giant revealed.

Since 1992, Vale has been operating only one potash mine, Taquari-Vassouras, located in the state of Sergipe, in the north-east of Brazil, which has a...

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