North Yorkshire's potash mine | ITV News

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Published on 9 Jan 2019, 15:42
In the next 30 years, the global population is expected to increase by more than 30 per cent, which raises the issue of how to feed people around the world. Part of the solution is believed to be in North Yorkshire. Stretching out under the North Sea is the world's largest source of a vital crop fertiliser called Polyhalite.

Sirius Minerals, which has its headquarters in Scarbrough, is building a mine close to Whitby to reach the polyhalite, which will then be piped underground to Wilton on Teesside to be exported. It's one of the biggest mining projects in the world and work at both ends of the tunnel is well underway

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