What next for Sirius's struggling polyhalite mine?

Without new funding by the end of March the future of a flagship £2.5bn polyhalite-mining project in North Yorkshire looks grim. Luke Walsh reports on the project, once hailed as the biggest and most expensive mining initiative in the UK

by Luke Walsh
Sirius Minerals's Woodsmith mine in Yorkshire is thought to contain the world's largest, high-profile source of polyhalite. Photo: Sirius Minerals
Sirius Minerals's Woodsmith mine in Yorkshire is thought to contain the world's largest, high-profile source of polyhalite. Photo: Sirius Minerals

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