Canadian Mining Journal


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    AWARD: K+S Potash still among provincial top employers for sixth year

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON, Sask.  – K+S Potash Canada has again been named one of the provinces top employees. This is the sixth time and the second year in a row. President and general manager, operations Sam Farris said,  “We’ve experienced a lot

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    POTASH: Nutrien permanently shutters New Brunswick plant

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The world’s largest fertilizer supplier, Nutrien, has announced the permanent closure of its New Brunswick potash facility near Sussex. The mine and plant have been on care and maintenance since early 2016. Nutrien says it will focus

  • POTASH: Encanto, Muskowekwan ask Golder to do environmental studies

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Encanto Potash Corp. and its partner the Muskowekwan First Nation in this province have asked Golder Associates to prepare two environmental reports for their solution potash project on the First Nation’s land. Golder will produce a study

  • POTASH: Encanto, Muskowekwan secure federal funds for mine

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Muskowekwan First Nation and Encanto Potash Corp. of Vancouver have confirmed that the government of Canada will provide funding for the upcoming engineering work for the Muskowekwan potash solution mine near the town of Lestock. The funds

  • POTASH: Nutrien to buy Waypoint labs

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Nutrien Ltd. announced on July 9 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Waypoint Analytical of Memphis, Tenn. and its operating subsidiaries. Waypoint is the largest agriculture laboratory group in the United States and among

  • Nutrien faces market challenges after mega-merger

    June 1, 2018 by D’Arcy Jenish

    World’s largest potash producer expects ‘huge’ synergies

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    POTASH: Encanto de-risks Muskowekwan project

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Encanto Potash Corp. of Vancouver has developed a strategic plan to advance its proposed potash solution mine located on Muskowekwan First Nation land to shovel ready status. Since Richard Lively joined the company earlier this month, Encanto has

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    POTASH: Canpotex opens sales office in Brazil

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – Canpotex Ltd., with headquarters in Saskatoon, Sask., has opened a sales office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company says that Brazil is the largest market for Canpotex potash. Since 1972, Canpotex has exported about 35 million

  • POTASH: Nutrien names retail business Nutrien Ag

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LOVELAND, Colo. – Nutrien Ltd. has launched its new retail business under the banner of Nutrien Ag Solutions from this city. The name allows the company – the merger of PotashCorp and Agrium – to align all its global retail

  • POTASH: Nutrien created as Agrium, PotashCorp merger closes

    January 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Nutrien Ltd., formed by the successful completion of the merger of Agrium and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, begins trading today on both the TSX and NYSE under the ticker symbol NTR. “Today we are proud to launch Nutrien,”

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    POTASH: PotashCorp competes Rocanville expansion

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced on Oct. 12 that it had successfully completed the expansion of its Rocanville mine to 6.5 million tonnes annually. Nameplate capacity more than doubled from 3.0 million t/y, so too did the

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    POTASH: First unit train arrives in Port Moody from K+S Bethune mine

    September 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN –  K+S Potash Canada says the first unit train of product from its Bethune potash mine near the town of the same name has arrived at the handling and storage facility in Port Moody, B.C. The train carried about