Silicon Valley industrial mineral demand aided by Redwood port expansion

Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014

A new wharf in California’s Redwood City will allow larger dry bulk ships to use the deep-water port in South San Francisco Bay, helping to fuel construction and economic growth in the US tech hub.

By Wayne Yamada

The port at Redwood City in San Francisco, US, has opened a new $17m wharf this week, which could pave the way for increased throughput of industrial minerals, such as gypsum and bauxite.

The new wharf, which was begun in September 2012, replaced a 60-year old wooden...

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