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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

  • 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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    AWARDS: Corporate Knights names 50 best corporate citizens

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Corporate Knights has once more released its annual list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. Several mining companies that take social responsibility seriously made the cut. Here they are: Cameco Corp. No.5 (with an overall score

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    BIGGEST: lists 50 largest miners by capitalization

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Thanks to the diligent work of and IntelligenceMine, we now have a list of the world’s largest mining companies by capitalization (reported in U.S. dollars). “At the end of the first quarter this year the top 50

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    COMMENT: New chapter for Canadian diamonds?

    March 23, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    This writer has a fondness for Canadian diamonds, as do many CMJ readers. The stones are beautiful, world famous and conflict free – an excellent accomplishment for a sector that didn’t exist 35 years ago. But could the Canadian diamond

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    POTASH: PotashCorp announces layoffs, production cuts

    November 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – As it prepares for the merger with Agrium, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan has announced layoffs and production cutbacks at its mines in Saskatchewan. At the Cory mine, production of red potash will cease, and only white potash will

  • POTASH M&A: Agrium and PotashCorp Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger

    November 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY: Agrium Inc. announced that its securityholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the company’s proposed merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. at the Special Meeting of Agrium securityholders that was held today. Approximately 98 percent of the shares and

  • MONEY: Canadian M&A activity flat through three quarters

    October 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK – The latest analysis of Canadian merger and acquisition information compiled by Mergermarket indicates that such activity remained relatively stable in the first three quarters of 2016. So far this year there were 439 deals worth US$63.7 billion,

  • POTASH: PotashCorp, Agrium make official $36B merger announcement

    September 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON and CALGARY – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium have made their merger plans official by announcing certain details on Sept. 12, 2016. The combined business with be the largest crop nutrient company in the world and the third

  • POTASH: PotashCorp, Agrium in talks

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan has confirmed that it is in preliminary discussions with Calgary-based Agrium regarding a potential merger of equals. The company cautioned that no decision has been made as to whether to proceed with such a

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    SECOND QUARTER: Losses still plague Canadian miners

    July 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the season of quarterly reports (one of four times annually), but importantly the end of June marks the mid-point of 2016. From the results so far, this year is going to be an exceedingly difficult one in which

  • RUMOUR: BHP still after PotashCorp

    July 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Rumours surfaced last week that BHP Billiton has made an offer for Saskatoon-based Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. Whatever the truth to the story, PotashCorp shares jumped 6.6% in Toronto on Thursday to $22.28 then closed at $21. BHP