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Blackham Resources’ potash partner upgrades SOP resource at Lake Way

The new resource will enable Salt Lake Potash to finalise technical studies for a larger production scenario.
Williamson Pit
The first phase will enable de-watering of the Lake Way Williamson Pit

Blackham Resources Ltd’s (ASX:BLK) partner, Salt Lake Potash Ltd (ASX:SO4), has upgraded the Lake Way SOP (sulphate of potash) resource in Western Australia.

READ: Salt Lake Potash grows Lake Way SOP resource to 73 million tonnes

The estimated total resource at Lake Way has now increased to 73 million tonnes of SOP calculated using total porosity and 8.2 million tonnes of SOP calculated using drainable porosity.

The new resource will enable Salt Lake Potash to finalise technical studies for a larger production scenario with an anticipated release date towards the end of Q2 2019.

Meanwhile, construction of the first phase of the Lake Way Evaporation Ponds is progressing well.

READ: Blackham Resources’ potash partner receives all permits, construction begins

The Lake Way Ponds will be the first commercial scale on-lake sulphate of potash (SOP) evaporation ponds in Australia.

The first phase will enable de-watering of the Lake Way Williamson Pit that contains the highest grade brine resource in Australia.

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