Technical report on phosphate production in Western Sahara

Written by Spanish Jesús Madre Casorrán, formerly employed in the mine.

Published 23 August 2008

The text was published in Téchnica Industrial 253 -June 2004, page 39-43, and is written in Spanish..

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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.

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