Carson Energy Services poised to perform in province’s next potash boom

Pipeline install. It’s no surprise that potash is a household word in Saskatchewan. First discovered here in 1943, it went into active exploration in 1951. Thanks to state-of-the-art mining methods, Canada is now the top producer of potash worldwide; Saskatchewan holding our country’s largest reserve. In fact, June 2012 saw…

Basalt piping keeps the potash flowing

By Joe Accetta, president of Abresist Kalenborn Corporation Basalt-lined tailings piping with customer-specified paint system. The processing of potash ore involves a variety of steps and stages designed to separate the fertilizer component from other materials such as sodium chloride and the stray minerals present in the ore body. This…

Potash – Food of the Earth

Up to 95 per cent of the potash produced globally is used for fertilizer. With Canada being the world’s largest potash exporter, the country accounts for 43 per cent of the world trade. Canada exports potash to over 40 countries with major markets being China, the United States, India, and…