Solikamsk-2 potash mine situation “not catastrophic” — Uralkali
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The active consideration by the company of bringing forward the commissioning of two new mine facilities reveals the seriousness of the supply situation at the Solikamsk-2 potash mine. A previous mine, which saw brine inflow levels increase in 2006, eventually had to be permanently closed. Uralkali’s production capacity could fall by 20% should Solikamsk-2 need to be retired.
Russia-based fertiliser producer Uralkali
OAO has given further details on events at the
company’s suspension of activities at its
Solikamsk-2 potash mine, following increased rates of brine inflow that were
Uralkali’s CEO Dmitry Osipov said: "The
accident is not catastrophic to the company’s
operations or people living in...