Spreading fertilizer in Russia

In a grey, dusty field three hours drive from the “hero” city of Volgograd, better known by its old war time name of Stalingrad, a brand new derrick rises above the melting snow that marks the site of the biggest investment in Russia outside of the oil and gas sector. The derrick is the entrance to the VolgaKaliy mine shaft, which will drop more than a kilometre below the surface to one of the richest potash deposit in the world… Read More

First published in BNE – April 2013 (author: Ben Aris)

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