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    Potash producers plummet after Uralkali quits cartel

    July 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – Russia’s OAO Uralkali (LSE: URKA) has quit one of the world’s two big potash cartels, which together supported prices by limiting supplies, an unexpected move that stunned the potash market and led to widespread forecasts that…

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    Western Potash takes novel approach

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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 Staff

    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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    UNDERGROUND SAFETY: PotashCorp orders better bolter from DynaIndustrial

    November 17, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – With 40 years of custom equipment to its credit, DynaIndustrial is raising its profile in the mining industry. The company recently completed the design and prototype for a custom roof bolter at the request of Potash Corporation of…

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Short-term pricing here to stay

    March 31, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Someday readers will look back fondly at the days of year-long contract pricing for commodities such as coal, …

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    TALLEST HEADFRAME: One for the books

    July 8, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Our readers have responded to our hunt for the tallest headframe in Canada. They suggested the old Con headframe in…

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    POTASH MINING – New brine inflow in Esterhazy mine

    January 28, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – A new saturated brine inflow has been located in the potash mine near Esterhazy, owned by MOSAIC COM…

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    SKIPS ORDERED – Potash mine to get huge Dorr-Oliver Eimco units

    June 15, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – GL&V has received an order for the two largest skips ever to be built in North America. The two Rola…

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    MERGER NEWS IMC, Cargill to Form Fertilizer Giant

    June 23, 2004 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    UNITED STATES American fertilizer giants IMC GLOBAL of Chicago and CARGILL CROP NUTRITION, a unit of CARGILL INC.