Kropz eyeing first ore through phosphates plant this year

Explorer, developer and miner of plant nutrient minerals Kropz, which has invested $120-million in its 95% complete Western Cape processing facility, is finalising plant design and mulling capital raising to take the Elandsfonten phosphates project to the next level, Kropz CEO-designate Ian Harebottle told journalists on Tuesday. “This would be a push, but we’d certainly hope to be putting some of the first ore though our plant before the end of the year,” the former Gemfields CEO told the media conference in which Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly Online took part.