Project “Don Diego” extracts only the elements already found within the seabed. No metal or chemical is added during the dredging process. There is no need for infrastructure, given that the aggregate removal is done with a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) and...Read More
Phosphate is as essential to life as oxygen, water or carbon. All living cells require phosphate as it is a component of the cell wall and DNA. Phosphate cannot be manufactured and there is no synthetic substitute to replace it.
The “Don Diego” project is a rich deposit of phosphate sands recently identified in Mexico’s Exclusive Economic Zone, beyond its Territorial Waters. This discovery will bring important benefits for the country’s agricultural development.
Project “Don Diego” utilizes the expertise of the world’s best environmental consultancies and scientists. Numerous and extensive studies have been carried out that support the information contained in the EIA and Non-Technical Summary.