Uralkali removes equipment from Solikamsk-2 potash mine as flood worsens
Published: Friday, 06 February 2015
The outlook was never particularly rosy, but the signs are that Uralkali is increasingly close to abandoning the mine to the flood. The company’s potash capacity will have fallen by a fifth if this proves to be the result of the situation.
The rate of flooding at Uralkali
OAO’s Solikamsk-2 potash mine has increased
fourfold in the last month, prompting the company to start
removing machinery, the company explained in a release on
Comprising one fifth of the Russian potash
major’s production capacity, Solikamsk-2 first
flooded with brine in late November 2014....