First unit train arrives at KSPC’s potash handling and storage facility

On September 27, 2017, the first large rail transport with a total of 122 rail cars from the Bethune mine in Saskatchewan arrived at K+S Potash Canada’s (KSPC) potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, B.C. The almost two-kilometre-long unit train was loaded with about 13,000 tonnes of MOP…

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…