SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world

HARVESTING potassium salt from vast evaporation ponds and more than 60km of canals in the Western Australia gold fields might not be sexy at the moment as investors focus on the gold samples pouring out of drills turning all over the Yilgarn, but “SOP province” builder, SO4 CEO Tony Swiericzuk wasn’t being sheepish at this year’s Diggers & Dealers. “You can’t eat gold; you can’t eat iron ore,” he says.

SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world SO4's Swiericzuk says golden state can also help feed the world

Processing plant site works getting into full swing at Lake Way, near Wiluna in Western Australia

"The gold and iron ore are doing wonderful things for us at the moment; they're filling up the state coffers which is fantastic through this time of need," Swiericzuk said at the Kalgoorlie