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Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

Earlier than expected, K+S has produced the first tonnes of marketable potash in its new Bethune potash mine in Saskatchewan at the beginning of June. “This is a great day for our company,” says Dr. Burkhard Lohr, chairman of the board of executive directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft. “With Bethune, the most modern…

Western Potash Recieves Environmental Assessment Approval for the Milestone Phase I Project

Western Resources Corp. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Western Potash Corp. has received Environmental Assessment Approval from Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment (‘the Ministry”) for the Milestone Phase I Project (“the Phase l Project”, previously the “Pilot Project”). As reported in its 21/12/2016 news release, Western Potash…

Technical Review Meeting on Milestone Pilot’s Horizontal Selective Mining Method Held in Beijing

Western Potash Corp. is pleased to announce that the company organized a technical review meeting in Beijing on January 19th, 2017, with a focus on the applied horizontal selective mining method to be used at its Milestone Pilot Project. The Milestone Pilot Project’s full detailed engineering was completed by AMEC…