M-I SWACO barite mine gets go ahead
Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2016
This is the company's second attempt to secure approval for the development of the UK's Duntalich barite mine to replace depleting supply from from its Foss mine and enable the UK to become self-sufficient in the mineral.
Oilfield services company M-I SWACO has been granted
approval by Perth & Kincross Council for the development of
its barite (barytes) mine in Duntalinch, UK
The mine, located in Scotland, is being developed to replace
the company’s Foss mine, which has operated since