Uralkali considers backfilling of stricken Solikamsk mine, no possibility of production for now
Published: Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The consideration of resuming some backfilling operations is potentially a positive development from Uralkali — the question of whether or not production from Solikamsk-2, which represents around a fifth of the company’s potash output, will begin again in the short to medium term, however, remains unanswered.
Uralkali OAO is "discussing the
possibility of partially restarting works in the [Solikamsk-2
potash] mine," following last week’s
shutdown, a company spokesperson told
The spokesperson confirmed to
IM, however, that a potential resumption of
works would only cover the backfilling of worked-out areas "at
"We are discussing with...