Western Potash receives final engineering report on Milestone Pilot Plant Project


Western Potash Corp. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Milestone Potash Corp. (“MPC”) has received the final engineering report on the proposed Milestone Pilot Plant Project (“the Pilot Project”). The report was compiled by Amec Foster Wheeler who was responsible for all site surface facilities, Agapito Associates…

Innovation at BHP Billiton’s Jansen Project

Workers in the production shaft at BHP Billiton’s Jansen Project, control the installation of steel tubbing by the Herrenknecht Shaft Boring Roadheader.

Building the first conventional greenfield potash mine in Saskatchewan for some decades presents a rare opportunity for innovation that BHP Billiton is grasping with both hands as it builds what the company believes will be the safest and most technologically advanced potash mine in the province. As the company continues…

No promise for potash prices

By Melanie Franner The fact that it took China and India (among the largest purchasers of fertilizer in the world) until the third quarter of 2016 to sign their annual potash contracts with Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) does not bode well for a rebound any time soon for the global…