Dar es Salaam, Dec. 6 -- THE Ministry of Minerals has advised the Government Chemist Laboratory Agency to introduce indicative prices for chemicals used in minerals processing so as to boost the contribution of the extractive industry in the countrys economy.

Elaborating, the Minister for Minerals, Dr Doto Biteko on Monday further said here that special focus should be on gold processing, because price rise in sodium cyanide has been affecting the mineral production in the country.

According to experts sodium cyanide is used to leach gold from ore and it remains the primary reagent in use for gold processing, because it allows for efficient extraction of gold from low-grade ore.

The minister made the remarks at the opening of stakehold...