W Resources to shut down La Parilla in Spain lockdown

Tungsten miner W Resources will temporarily shut its mining operations at La Parilla until April 9 after Spain declared a state of emergency and further tightened the national lockdown to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

As part of the state of emergency, the Spanish government has now stipulated that non-essential services, including mining, close until April 9.

W Resources has already initiated a program to close the mine and operation in an orderly way to comply with the government decree, the miner said in...


Ewa Manthey

March 31, 2020

11:31 GMT