Category Archives: Industry News

Agrium Wholesale expands operations at Vanscoy mine

By Lisa Fattori Construction is well underway at Agrium Wholesale’s Vanscoy, Saskatchewan potash mine. Named Project VAULT (VAnscoy ULTimate Expansion), the brownfield expansion will increase production capacity of the mine by approximately 50 per cent once full operating rates are achieved.  As a result, it will move Agrium’s position from…

Esterhazy: A community on the grow

The opening of Saskatchewan’s first successful potash-producing mine was a defining moment in the history of Esterhazy, and the dawn of a new era for the province. by

Germany’s K+S Group sets its sights on Saskatchewan

The globe’s fifth largest potash producer and number one producer of salt has committed to investing over $3 billion in a new potash mine in the R.M. of Dufferin, about 38 kilometres northeast of Moose Jaw.  K+S Potash Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German K+S Group, is working…