Cominco publishes low opex DFS on Hinda phosphate project

By James Sean Dickson, Liz Gyekye
Published: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Situated in the first quartile of the phosphate production cost curve, should Hinda reach production it could form an important phosphate rock supply source for seaborne customers, who will further process the concentrate to MAP or DAP fertilisers upon receipt.

UK-based Cominco Resources Ltd has completed a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on its Hinda phosphate project in the Republic of Congo (ROC), as it focuses on making plans to target the fertiliser markets in North America, Brazil and India.

According to Cominco, the DFS demonstrates that Hinda is "technically and commercially...

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