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Sirius Minerals moves closer to revealing contractors for 2bn North Yorkshire potash mine

BOSSES behind a £2bn fertiliser mine have moved closer to appointing contractors for the development.

Sirius Minerals is whittling down bids for work on its York Potash Project. Construction of the mine, based near Whitby, could start later this year.

Sirius says the project, approved by planners last year, will provide more than 1,000 direct jobs and allow access to the world’s largest and highest grade of polyhalite, a form of potash reputed for delivering strong crop growth.

The business hopes to extract 13 million tonnes of the mineral every year, from an overall defined store of 2.66 billion tonnes... Read more>


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