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South Boulder Mines (ASX:STB) achieved 98% K2SO4 during the pilot tests for the Colluli SOP project – the grades achieved were higher than industry standard grades, as well as exceptionally low chlorine levels at less than 0.1%. The process optimization tests began in January 2015, and pilot testing commenced in March 2015. Samples are still being generated, with two more repeatability tests planned.
Gensource Potash Corporation (TSXV:GSP) reported that the first engineering study for its Lazlo Project in Saskatchewan has been completed. The Study confirmed previous internal engingeering work, and contains an analysis of expected capital and operating costs to develop a model to be used for the preparation of a preliminary economic analysis in accordance with NI 43-101 standards. The Study was prepared by Innovare Technologies Ltd., in conjunction with ENGCOMP Engineering and Computing Professionals Inc. of Saskatoon.
South Boulder Mines (ASX:STB) has completed the technical review of staged deliverables of the pre-feasibility study process design, process design criteria, metallurgical testwork, plant configuration, and process equipment list for the Colluli Project in Eritrea, East Africa. The team concluded that the process design is “functional, feasible, uses well proven processes and technologies, and is underpinned by testwork that confirms the validity of the process flow diagrams.”
Potash West (OTC:PWNNY,ASX:PWN) Managing Director, Patrick McManus, provided an update on the Dandaragan Trough Project in Western Australia and potash projects in Germany: “the feasibility on the Dinner Hill Project within the Dandaragan Trough is progressing; we should be announcing an updated resource on that within the next two to three months. In addition to that, the German project, specifically the Küllstedt project area has a large amount of drilling on it in the last several decades – we are currently reviewing that and we expect to be announcing an update of that drilling work within the next month.”
Potash West (OTC:PWNNY,ASX:PWN) announced that East Exploration Pty Ltd. – from where Potash West earns 55% – has commissioned ERCOSPLAN to review and summarize all available geological data related to the Kullstedt license in Germany, including an estimate of Exploration targets for the area.
South Boulder Mines (ASX:STB) released its Pre-Feasibility Study for the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea, Africa, demonstrating that it can be brought into production with the potential of a low operating cost.The Pre-Feasibility Study confirmed a total cash cost of US$189/t of SOP, a 100+ year mine life, and expected production output of 425kt per annum of SOP, increasing to 850kt per annum from Year 5. The Study also examined a two-module development over a 30 year mine life, with the large 1.289Bt resource having the ability to accommodate substantial expansions.
South Boulder Mines Ltd. (ASX:STB) is focused on becoming emerging producer of premium potash and agricultural chemicals from the Colluli potash resource in Eritrea, Africa. The shallow depth and large size of the deposit along with the solid form and unique combination of salts differentiate the Company from other potash producers.