Category Archives: Industry News

PotashCorp buyout proposal for K+S succumbs to world potash market forces

By Leonard Melman For several months this summer and early fall, attention of the Saskatchewan potash industry was focused on a proposed buyout involving the first important new potash mining project located entirely within Saskatchewan during the past 40+ years.  We are referring to the Legacy Potash mine located about…

Canpotex announces Ken Seitz as next president and CEO

Canpotex Limited announced on July 31, 2015 that the Board of Directors has appointed Ken Seitz as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective November 1, 2015. After 32 years of dedicated service, Steve Dechka will retire as president and CEO at the end of the year. “We’re very pleased…

IC Potash announces appointment of Kay Randall Foote as president and CEO

IC Potash Corp. (TSX: ICP; OTCQX: ICPTF) (“ICP” or the “Company”) announces that longtime potash executive Kay Randall “Randy” Foote has been appointed by the board of directors to serve as president and CEO of the company and its subsidiaries. The company also announces that Sidney Himmel, who has been with…