Canadian Mining Journal


Encanto Potash Corp


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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: 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

  • Historic deal ensures First Nations participation in new potash mine

    June 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    Three levels of government, a mining company and a First Nation have come together in a historic agreement to develop a new potash mine in Saskatchewan. The joint venture between Encanto Potash Corp. and the Muskowekwan First Nation is truly

  • POTASH: Encanto, AMEC, First Nations sign historic agreement

    March 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – An historic agreement has been struck between the Muskowekwan First Nation and engineering firm Amec Foster Wheeler of Vancouver. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) creates a Muskowekwan business and is a step towards the First Nation’s goal of

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    POTASH: Encanto signs offtake agreement with Indian co-op

    January 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Encanto Potash Corp. has signed the foundation offtake agreement for 5.0 million t/y with the National Federation of Farmers’ Procurement,  Processing and Retailing Co-operatives of India (NACOF). The co-op represents farmers in 25 states across India. Encanto and

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    MINING PEOPLE: Treasury Metals, Critical Elements, Encanto Potash, Integra Gold, Kirkland Lake, PNG Gold, and Silver Spruce

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Treasury Metals of Toronto has named Christ Stewart to the post of president and CEO. Formerly of KLGold, he will guide the company as it advances its Goliath gold project in Ontario.   Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has named

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    MINING PEOPLE: American Lithium, Cornerstone, Encanto Potash, Endeavour Silver, and Maritime Resources

    August 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    American Lithium of Vancouver has asked Karl Kottmeier to assume the role of president and CEO. Michael Kobler will transition to executive chair and COO while retaining his duties as president. Douglas Ford will become CFO. Colin McKenzie is the

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    Russian-Belarusian potash dispute grows with arrests, oil supply cuts

    August 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Belarus’ move to arrest the head of Russian potash major Uralkali (LSE: USKA) on suspicion of corruption and abuse of power erased all hope that the latest spat between Belarus and Russia would fade away and allow the…

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    POTASH: Positive PFS for Muskowekwan declared by Encanto

    February 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The pre-feasibility study is positive for the Muskowekwan potash solution mine in the southern part of the province, Encanto Potash Corp. of Vancouver says. The PFS confirms that project economics are acceptable and that…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Obligations in Canada and abroad

    June 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Wherever in the world Canadian mining companies go in in the hunt for minerals and their recovery, they take with them a keen sense of corporate social responsibility. That is a relatively new term for what we used to call a company’s…

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    Potash remains a hot commodity on the Canadian prairies

    April 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — With world populations marching ever upward, and an updated forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimating the largest U.S. corn crop in 75 years through 2012, it comes as no surprise that potash exploration and…

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    POTASH RESOURCE: Muskowekwan project suitable for solution mining

    March 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Encanto Potash has released new numbers for its Muskowekwan potash deposit that it proposes to recover by solution mining. The measured resource is 272.6 million tonnes grading 29.5% KCl (26.9 million tonnes…