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Uralkali Not Resuming Work at Accident-Hit Solikamsk-2 Mine

Russia's Uralkali did not say when work at the Solikamsk-2 mine would be resumed.

Russia's Uralkali URKA.MM, the world's biggest potash producer, said Monday it was not discussing a full or partial resumption of work yet at the Solikamsk-2 mine, halted last week after an accident.

Reporters quoted Chief Executive Dmitry Osipov earlier on Monday as saying work would resume at half of the damaged mine. But Uralkali later issued a statement explaining the company was discussing the possibility of starting "the backfilling of areas which could be considered potentially hazardous."

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