Botash switches focus from soda ash to salt

By Emma Hughes
Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Company looks to salt due to slow soda ash market conditions and US competition

Botswana Ash (Botash) is set to increase its reliance on salt production revenues as its flagship soda ash business faces difficulties in South Africa, online news service Mmegi has reported.

Soda ash has traditionally contributed 80% of Botash’s revenues with installed capacity of 300,000 tpa, while salt accounted for about...

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