By Chris King • 13 June 2021 • 2:39
Motril Will Export 200,000 Tons of Celestite Ore From Its Quarries This Year.
MOTRIL Will Export 200,000 Tons of Celestite Ore From Its Quarries In The Province This Year
The Port of Motril, on the coast of Granada, has just registered the largest shipment of merchandise in the form of solid bulk in its history, landing a deal with China, to export around 50,000 tons of two types of semi-concentrated celestite from the mines of Montevive, in the municipality of Las Gabias, in Granada province.
Canteras Industriales, the owner of the mines and the merchandise -established in Granada since 1972 – expects that around 200,000 tons of materials to leave the Granada dock this year of this type of mineral from quarries in the province, with the type wanted by its Chinese client – from the Las Gabias mines – being a raw material with a purity that ranges between 70 and 77 per cent, according to granadadigital.es.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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