Canadian Mining Journal



  • POTASH: Economic slowdown forces miners to cancel plans to build a B.C. export terminal

    June 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Three of Canada’s major potash miners, Agrium Inc., Mosaic Co. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., have scrapped plans for Canpotex Ltd., their exporting and offshore marketing wing, to build a $775-million West Coast export terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C.

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    PotashCorp aims to regain market influence with K+S bid

    July 7, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) is considering a mega deal for Germany’s K+S Aktiengesellschaft that could materially change the landscape in the fertilizer business. The world’s largest…

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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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    DEVELOPMENT: Western Potash Delivers Scoping Study for Scalable Pilot Plant at Milestone

    July 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Western Potash Corp. is pleased to announce the completion of a Scoping Study for a Pilot Plant Scale Selective Solution Mining Operation (the “Pilot Study”) on the Company’s 100% owned Milestone property in southern…

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    POTASH: PotashCorp aims to regain market influence with K+S bid

    June 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Canadian giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan is considering a mega deal for Germany’s K+S Aktiengesellschaft that could materially change the landscape in the fertilizer business. The world’s largest…

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    POTASH: Canpotex to buy 700 new railcars

    June 18, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – Canpotex, Canada’s largest exporter of potash, has chosen National Steel Car of Hamilton, ON, to manufacture 700 new railcars designed to transport Saskatchewan potash to coastal ports in North America. The railcars will cost…

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    WATER: Veolia deliver process equipment for K+S Potash’s Legacy project

    February 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The major process equipment for K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy project has been delivered to the job site. This process equipment, HPD® Crystallization Technology from Veolia, will purify and produce up to 2 million…

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    POTASH: PotashCorp sells 9.3M tonnes KCl in 2014

    January 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan said it shipped a total of 9.3 million tonnes of potash in 2014, the second highest volume in its history. The company’s total sales of potash, nitrogen and phosphate was worth $US7.1…

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    PotashCorp sees a strong finish to 2014

    October 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Despite Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan’s (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) third quarter profit declining 11%, it expects to finish the year on an upbeat note.

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    POTASH: ABB wins turnkey automation order for Legacy project

    August 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN –  From its Canadian headquarters in Montreal, ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, says it has won an order to supply a state-of-the-art automation solution for K+S Potash Canada’s greenfield potash…

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    PotashCorp ups 2014 earnings forecast on strong Q2 results

    July 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) has upped its full year earnings guidance for the second time this year following a better than expected second-quarter profit of US$472 million.

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    POTASH: North Atlantic, Rio Tinto form JV for Albany project

    July 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – A joint venture company has been formed between Australian miner Rio Tinto and North Atlantic Potash, a subsidiary of Acron Group, in Saskatoon, SK. The two have been co-operating since 2011 on leases they jointly hold.