Highfield Resources (ASX:HFR) has announced the remaining licence for the construction of the Muga potash mine’s process plant has been granted by the local authority – the Townhall of Sangüesa in Navarra.

Highfield Resources says this was the pending licence needed to begin full scale construction as soon as possible.

Its CEO, Ignacio Salazar says: "I do not think I am exaggerating by saying that we all feel this licence closes a long permitting chapter for Highfield."

Highfield Resources' share price closed up 13% today.