Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

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...
Mosaic idles Colonsay mine; lays off 330 workers

Mosaic idles Colonsay mine; lays off 330 workers

The Mosaic Company announced yesterday that it will idle its Colonsay, Saskatchewan potash mine for the remainder of 2016 and halt current turnaround activities. As a result of this, the company has temporarily laid off 330 employees. Mosaic says that the move is...