Maralla sand makes the grade

THE Maralla Road silica sand deposit in Bullsbrook, Western Australia has about 10.7 million tonnes of 99.8% grade silica, which confirms to joint venture hopefuls Bauxite Resources and Urban Resources there is enough good sand at the deposit to support their planned sand export operations.

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Urban at Maralla

Bauxite Resources subsidiary Australian Silica Quartz signed a binding term sheet with Urban in January to target the raw sand at Maralla and upgrade it to a higher-grade silica product for export.