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Nexans to power the world’s largest potash mine

Nexans secures an eight-year contract to provide power cable and support services for the Mosaic K3 potash mine in Canada. As the global population continues to grow, potash, one of the key ingredients in agricultural fertilizer, will play an increasingly important role in the world’s future. To meet the growing…

First unit train arrives at KSPC’s potash handling and storage facility

On September 27, 2017, the first large rail transport with a total of 122 rail cars from the Bethune mine in Saskatchewan arrived at K+S Potash Canada’s (KSPC) potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, B.C. The almost two-kilometre-long unit train was loaded with about 13,000 tonnes of MOP…

PotashCorp potash production downtime

PotashCorp announced on September 20, 2017 that consistent with the company’s strategy of matching supply to market demand and fully utilizing their lowest-cost Rocanville facility, they have announced the following potash inventory adjustment shutdowns: ·       Allan will curtail production for 10 weeks, beginning Nov. 19, 2017 ·       Lanigan will curtail…