Tag: phosphate mining

When it comes to minerals, the mining industry is getting a raw deal

Posted October 11, 2018 12:01:00For the first time in history, Australia’s top miners are facing a tough time.They’re facing the prospect of being unable to drill for any minerals in the near future and having to re-work their business model.“We’re not sure we’ll be able to drill any more, but it’s a good time to…



Why we’re still trying to figure out why phosphate is still cheap

The price of phosphate, a by-product of the phosphate-based fertilizer industry, has been on a steady rise over the past decade.But this year has seen a dramatic drop in its price, as demand has fallen and production has stagnated.In 2015, phosphate accounted for about 13% of global phosphate consumption.In 2018, it fell to about 8%…



How to get a cryptocurrency mining rig and get $10K worth of hash power for free

Blackhawk Mining is one of the biggest companies in the cryptocurrency mining space, and it has a few new members to keep its lights on.The company recently added the popular mining rig Blackhawk to its lineup of mining equipment, making it one of only two bitcoin mining rigs that the company can claim as its…