WorleyParsons turns challenges into environmentally beneficial opportunities

WorleyParsons Canada Services Ltd. (WorleyParsons) was retained by Brazil Potash Corporation (BPC) to complete a bankable feasibility study of their Autazes Potash Project, which is located near the municipality of Autazes, Amazonas State, Brazil. The project consists of a conventional underground mine, processing plant, tailings management area (TMA), product load-out…

Competition review for potash industry mergers

By Bruce Harrison and Matthew J. Bennett, Lawyers McKercher LLP The Competition Act (the “Act”) was enacted in Canada in 1889 to regulate activities that the Competition Tribunal considers ‘anti-competitive’, such as price-fixing, bid-rigging, or conspiracies. The Act provides power to initiate a review of mergers or acquisitions that may…

Water economics: H2O Systems to help in water re-use for potash industry

Potash mines require and consume a significant amount of industrial water. Water is prohibited to be discharged to surface water due to environmental legislations which is a driver that should impel facilities to review water management and technology. Water losses from potash refining processes can occur from power boilers, discharge…