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What’s next for Mesa’s Bounty potash project?

By Michael Schwartz Mesa Exploration Corporation (TSX-V: MSA, OTCPK: MSAJF) recently announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM, a unit of the Department of the Interior) had rejected its 336-square-kilometre Bounty potash project located on salt flats in western Utah. Mesa has appealed the decision with the Interior Board…

Supplying water to the potash industry

Potash mines require water. A lot of it. SaskWater excels at delivering a reliable supply of millions of cubic metres of water to the potash industry in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan’s Crown water utility supplies non-potable water to seven potash mines in the province. Three take water from the Saskatoon Southeast Water…

Riding the wave!

By Darrin Kruger The Saskatchewan Potash Council is an umbrella organization representing approximately 3,000 unionized potash workers from mines currently producing potash in the Saskatchewan potash mining industry.   The council’s membership includes members from the United Steelworkers, Unifor, and the Rocanville Potash Employees Association. Our guiding principle remains unchanged; to…