Canadian Mining Journal

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  • 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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    Canpotex nixes plan for potash terminal in Prince Rupert

    June 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canpotex, an exclusive offshore marketing company for potash mined in Saskatchewan by Agrium (TSX: AGU; AGY: NYSE), Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT), has abandoned plans to build a $775 million potash export terminal in Prince Rupert, BC, after

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

    June 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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 Staff

    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…

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

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    Cartel break-up raises doubts about BHP’s Jansen project

    August 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The break-up of one of the world’s two big potash cartels has spawned much speculation about the future of BHP Billiton’s (NYSE: BHP) Jansen project in Saskatchewan, with a report from analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch arguing that…

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    COMMENT: Top CSR companies ranked by Corporate Knights

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Each year a Toronto-based organization called Corporate Knights, “The Company for Clean Capitalism,” ranks Canada’s most socially responsible corporations, and this year several miners are included.

  • Feature

    40 of our finest

    August 1, 2013 by Marilyn Scales

    Last year, 2012, almost all commodity prices softened, and that fact is reflected in the fortunes of Canada’s Top 40 mining companies. Gross revenues, the number on which we base our ranking, grew little if at all.