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Highfield Resources signs process plant equipment contracts with Outotec and TEMA

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Highfield Resources has signed all remaining purchase contracts for the key components of the process plant of its Muga Potash Mine.

The company continues to progress development at Muga and utilise the capital raised in August and September 2021 to sign purchase contracts for key long lead items which will further advance the project towards construction.

A €2.9 million contract has been signed with Metso Outotec Finland Oy. to provide the thickeners needed to remove impurities from the brine solution within the crystallisation process.

A contract has also been signed with TEMA Process BV (TEMA). This €2.6 million contract, will provide both the potash (KCl) and salt (NaCl) dryers, as well as the dedusting systems and the wet scrubber of the crushing area. The KCl dryer will be used for drying the KCL prior to it entering the compaction circuit while the NaCl dryer will be used for drying the vacuum salt prior to its storage and sales.

Ignacio Salazar, CEO, commented: “We are delighted to report another important step towards construction at Muga. With the signing of these contracts, all key process plant equipment has been procured, reducing future potential inflationary risk and construction risk.”

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