Chatham Rock moves to dicalcium phosphate production

Staff reporters
Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Castle: aiming at 2m tonnes of annual phosphate mining and trading. (Image: rockphosphate.co.nz)
Castle: aiming at 2m tonnes of annual phosphate mining and trading. (Image: rockphosphate.co.nz)
Staff reporters
Mon, 17 Jan 2022
Chatham Rock Phosphate says it will progress a pre-feasibility study for the production of dicalcium phosphate (DCP), from its Korella phosphate projects in Queensland.Chatham, listed on the NZX, Frankfurt exchange and Calgary's TSX venture exchange, acquired a mining lease on the Korella phosphate and rare earth mine last October.It told the NZX today a detailed scoping study had already been undertaken with Belgian phosphate production company Prayon SA.The extraction process involves chemically removing "impurities" using sulfu...

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