Category Archives: Industry News

Significant Boost to Mining Sector Competitiveness in Fall Economic Statement

  The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the measures included in the 2018 Fall Economic Statement as an important boost to Canadian mining competitiveness. The 2018 Fall Economic Statement proposes several measures that will enhance the investment competitiveness of Canada’s mining and metal manufacturing sectors, including: The Accelerated Investment…

Nutrien Announces Permanent Closure and Impairment of New Brunswick Potash Facility

Nutrien Ltd. (“Nutrien”) announced today that following a strategic review of the company’s potash portfolio, it has decided to permanently close its New Brunswick potash facility and will record a US$1.8 billion non-cash impairment in the third-quarter of 2018. The facility was placed in care and maintenance in early 2016 and has not produced…

Encanto Potash and Muskowekwan First Nation Engage Golder for Environmental Studies

Encanto Potash Corp. (TSXV: EPO) and the Muskowekwan First Nation are very pleased to announce that they have engaged Golder Associates Ltd., a consulting, design and construction services company, as a vital part of the next step in developing a significant potash mine in Saskatchewan. As part of Encanto’s previously…