Potash back in favour as food prices rise

THE price of wheat has risen by 40% over the last six months and corn is up 60%, impressive moves which might seem to have little to do with mining but are being closely watched by management at BHP, Anglo American and a growing group of potash hopefuls.

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Anglo American's Woodsmith polyhalite project in the UK

Fertiliser, a sector of the mining industry which tends to only attract interest when there's a takeover bid on the table, or when big developments are planned, is moving into a sweet spot of strong