Canadian Mining Journal


Potash


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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

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    POTASH: Encanto secures $100 million injection

    September 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Encanto Potash Corp. of Vancouver has secured a commitment for $100 million of funding over the next three years from GEM Investments American and GEM Global Yield. As Encanto draws down the money, it will issue shares at

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    POTASH: K+S opens handling and storage facility in Port Moody

    August 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

      BRITISH COLUMBIA – K+S Potash Canada and Pacific Coast Terminals celebrated the opening of the new, state-of-the-art potash handling and storage facility at the terminal in Port Moody. Potash from K+S’s new Bethune mine in southern Saskatchewan will be

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    POTASH: BHP may sell stake in Jansen potash project

    August 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – BHP is considering the sale of a 25% interest in its Jansen potash project 140 km east of Saskatoon, according to a report from Reuters. The quarter share could be worth as much as $2 billion. BHP posits

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    POTASH: Mosaic to acquire Vale’s fertilizer business including Kronau project in Canada

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – A Brazilian regulator has approved the sale by Vale SA of its fertilizer division to Mosaic Company of  Plymouth, Minn. The deal includes Vale’s Kronau potash project in this province. Mosaic is paying US$2.5 billion for the project

  • Merger: Agrium + Potash Corp. = Nutrien

    June 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have revealed that after their merger of equals is completed later this year, the combined company will be called Nutrien. The all-stock merger, originally announced in September 2016, is expected to close in the

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    POTASH: Muskowekwan PEA ups output to 3.4M t/y

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The newly completed preliminary economic assessment for the Muskowekwan potash mine notes a 20% increase in production potential, to 3.4 million t/y, according to Amec Foster Wheeler that produced the report. The mine is a joint venture of