Uranium – Uranium Equities Ltd. (ASX:UEQ) announced that, as per results from an independent pre-feasibility study-level engineering study, its PhosEnergy Process is a viable and low-cost way to extract uranium as a by-product of phosphate fertilizer production. Cameco Corp. (TSX:CCO,NYSE:CCJ), which, along with Uranium Equities, commissioned the study, has now committed a further $4 million to the project.
Articles Tagged "phosphate"
Potash – Phosphate and potash are both chemical nutrients used in the production of fertilizers. But what exactly is the difference between them? We break it down for agricultural investors.
Rare Earth – MBAC Fertilizer Corp. (TSX:MBC,OTCQX:MBCFF) announced the results from the preliminary economic assessment for its wholly-owned, Brazil-based Araxa rare earth oxide (REO)/niobium/phosphate project, commenting that the project is expected to start production in the first quarter of 2016 and will initially produce 8,750 tonnes of REO per year.
Potash – The rising cost of food is both a gift and a curse for Brazil. As a commodity-heavy economy, the country’s agricultural expansion is a driving force supporting the expansion of several phosphate producers in the area.
Potash – Stonegate Agricom Ltd. (TSX:ST) announced that revisions of its mineral resource estimates for the lower and upper phosphate zones of its Idaho-based Paris Hills phosphate project include a 33.6 percent increase in measured and indicated mineral resources in the lower zone.
Potash – Peak phosphate is a risk to both food and biofuel production and should be on the minds of agricultural and mineral investors.
Potash – An innovative new phosphate mining technique offers a way to revitalize phosphate production by transforming lower-grade phosphate rock into phosphoric acid.
Potash – With advancing technology and booming world demand, phosphate production is heading offshore and into deep water.
Potash – MENA phosphate producers represent more than 80 percent of world reserves. Overrun by political risks, this region will require moderating labor and wage relations between state-run producers and a politically invigorated labour force going forward.
Potash – Potash production remains stagnant as Potash Corp and Uralkali cull output in response to low farmer purchasing. However, short-term prospects look slightly positive as producers are certain global demand will pick up.