The stark choice facing Sirius Minerals' shareholders as deadline for vote looms - Greg Wright

That - in essence - is the stark message from bosses at Sirius Minerals to shareholders who are thinking of voting against the acquisition by Anglo American.

The warning from Chris Fraser, the CEO of Sirius Minerals, could not be plainer.

The team at Sirius has battled massive odds to fight for a mining scheme that could transform North Yorkshire’s economy. Now they are asking shareholders to support a takeover to secure the scheme’s future.

source: Yorkshire Post

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