Four million tons of iron a year to be mined from Almeria’s sierras

Permission has been granted for a company to start extracting iron from the hills above Almeria. The company expects to be exporting some 4 million tons of iron a year by 2017. The trouble is that the company, Minas del Alquife S.L., wants to connect the new mine to Almeria port by train, but the townhall has said it will only permit this if the trainline goes underneath the city, which will be a huge Continue reading Four million tons of iron a year to be mined from Almeria’s sierras