Working with the land: Allana Potash Corp. introduces green practices in Ethiopia

By Jillian Mitchell Situated in the horn of northeastern Africa is Ethiopia, a country known for its expansive and enticing landscape—a notable 1.13-million square kilometres of towering jacaranda trees, arid desert, tropical oases, and open skies. But what lies beneath this wondrous landscape has rendered the oldest country in Africa…

BHP Billiton – Building a world-class potash business

Construction of the shaft-sinking headframe. Images reproduced with permission of BHP Billiton. About 140 kilometres east of Saskatoon, two of the tallest structures in Saskatchewan are taking shape above the shafts at BHP Billiton’s Jansen Potash Project. by

Agrium Wholesale expands operations at Vanscoy mine

By Lisa Fattori Construction is well underway at Agrium Wholesale’s Vanscoy, Saskatchewan potash mine. Named Project VAULT (VAnscoy ULTimate Expansion), the brownfield expansion will increase production capacity of the mine by approximately 50 per cent once full operating rates are achieved.  As a result, it will move Agrium’s position from…