Canadian Mining Journal


Western Potash Corp


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    MINING PEOPLE: Metso, Western Potash

    August 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Stephan W. Kirsch is the new president of Metso’s mining equipment business and a member of the company’s executive team. He joined the company last year as senior VP, business and product management in the mining equipment department. Kirsch replaces

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    POTASH: Western Potash begins production drilling at Milestone

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Western Resources Corp. says its subsidiary, Western Potash Corp. began production drilling on July 14, 2019. at the Milestone in situ potash project 35 km southeast of Regina. Western is calling Milestone the newest and “most innovative,

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    POTASH: Western Potash awards Milestone phase one contract

    June 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Western Resources Corp. says its subsidiary Western Potash Corp. has entered into a lump sum contract with Stuart Olson Prairie Construction regarding the first phase of construction for the company’s Milestone potash project 35 km southeast of

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    POTASH: Western Potash lays out plan for Milestone solution mine

    April 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Regina-based Western Potash Corp. is laying out its plans for the Milestone in situ potash pilot project first proposed in 2009. The property is near the town of Kronau, 30 km southwest of Regina, where the company recently

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    POTASH: Western Potash gets $80M infusion for Milestone project

    July 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Following the completion of a positive scoping study for its Milestone solution potash project 30 km east of Regina, Western Potash Corp. of Vancouver says its has received an $80-million equity investment by Beijing Tairui…

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    Western gets $32M for Milestone from Chinese firms

    June 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Western Potash (WPX-T) has lined up $32 million for its Milestone potash deposit in Saskatchewan, giving it some breathing room to secure more ample funds to advance its hefty $3.3-billion project.

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    Western Potash takes novel approach

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Western Potash Corp. starts commercial production at its Milestone potash mine in 2016 it will draw much of its water from treated sewage effluent from the city of Regina, about 30 km away.

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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 EXPLORATION: Good grades from two projects

    December 3, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN — If there is a bright spot in commodity markets, it would appear to be potash. Prices are up si…