Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra

THE Windimurra vanadium plant, commissioned less than three years ago at a cost of more than $128 million, has closed with project owner Xstrata blaming the low price of the specialty metal and the plant's

Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra Xstrata pulls the plug on Windimurra

Vanadium has recently been trading at around US$1.70-1.80 a pound, or about half the US$3.50/lb budgeted for in the Windimurra feasibility study.

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