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  • July 2007

    Saudi phosphate project progresses

    26 July 2007

    10 July 2007
    Ma’aden and Samsung sign $960m. contract for ammonia plant fed by Saudi Arabia phosphate ores

  • Amcol buys Turkish bentonite producer

    26 July 2007

    26 June 2007
    US bentonite leader Amcol targets Middle East and eastern Europe in landing Bensan for $12.3m.

  • Natron soda ash EIA completed

    26 July 2007

    13 July 2007
    EIA hopes to settle environmental debate on Tata Chemical’s proposed Lake Natron soda ash operation

  • PCS ups potash output

    26 July 2007

    24 July 2007
    Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (PCS) announces $1,600m. expansion plans that include a new 2m. tpa potash mine

  • Chinese export tax rebates cut

    26 July 2007

    30 June 2007
    In yet another move to discourage exports, 2,831 commodity export VAT rebates will be cut or abolished

  • Rio Tinto makes Alcan foray

    26 July 2007

    12 July 2007
    Rio Tinto's $38,100m. takeover all but complete as board of speciality alumina producer, Alcan, “unanimously recommends” bid

  • Boulby potash thrown a lifeline

    26 July 2007

    7 July 2007
    £20m.($41m.) cash injection set to extend life of north-east UK mine by 20 years

  • RCF may have to battle for SOG

    26 July 2007

    28 June 2007
    Bracewell Group set to block RCF in the wake of offer for Australian tantalum and lithium miner, Sons of Gwalia

  • Imerys expands portfolio

    26 July 2007

    12 July 2007
    French minerals group secures Argentinean perlite, Indian feldspar, and Chinese fused alumina sources for market growth regions

  • Iluka finds new zircon prospect

    26 July 2007

    6 July 2007
    Minsands leader discovers zircon-rich HM prospect close to DFS-stage Jacinth-Ambrosia deposit, South Australia

  • Magnesita for sale

    26 July 2007

    18 July 2007
    Financial challenges force Brazilian magnesite and refractories group to sell

  • RCF wins SOG battle

    26 July 2007

    29 June 2007
    Bracewell Group fails in last minute bid to net  tantalum and lithium producer, Sons of Gwalia, as RCF bid prevails

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