Written by Spanish Jesús Madre Casorrán, formerly employed in the mine.
The text was published in Téchnica Industrial 253 -June 2004, page 39-43, and is written in Spanish..
Download it here.
The author, Jesús Madre Casorrán, used to work in the Bu Craa mine until 1976, when Morocco took over the plant. Casorrán has today the title of vicedecano at the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Técnicos Industriales de Aragón.
The text contains details on the deposits, on the initial exploration, on the conveyor belt from the mine to the harbour, on power supplies etc.
Morocco's illegal exports of phosphate rock through a controversial conveyor belt has been targeted by what is claimed to be a bomb.
Continental’s controversial contract in occupied Western Sahara is two weeks away from expiration. If renewed, WSRW asks owners to raise the matter at upcoming AGM.
As Continental renegotiates its contract with Morocco's national phosphate company, it is still not clear whether the German group intends to limit its operations to Morocco proper or extend them into occupied Western Sahara.
The multinational company that facilitates the controversial phosphate exports in Western Sahara receives criticism from a group of German organisations.