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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…

K+S Potash Canada and Pacific Coast Terminals celebrate the grand opening of world-class potash handling and storage facility

On August 28, 2017, K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) and Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) celebrated the opening of a state-of-the-art potash handling and storage facility at PCT’s Port Moody terminal. The port facility is the western port destination for potash from KSPC’s new multibillion dollar Bethune mine in southern Saskatchewan, the…

Encanto Potash Mine Built on First Nation Reserve Will Make First Nations a Global Exporter

Encanto Potash Corp., which has signed an agreement to supply India with potash over 20 years, would have the capacity to produce and export 3.4 million tonnes of potash annually, according to a recently completed Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) by Amec Foster Wheeler. The estimated 20 per cent increase in…