Ethiopia uncovers more industrial minerals

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Published: Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Allana Potash and ICL are already developing a phosphate mine in the country, but recent discoveries of other large industrial minerals deposits are being used by the government to entice more international companies to mine in Ethiopia.

By Allan Bariyo

Ethiopia has hit upon further reserves of industrial minerals which, if economic, could elevate the country to one of Africa’s leading mining economies, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines has said.

The East African nation, which already hosts the Danakhil potash project under development by...

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