PotashCorp successfully completes Rocanville expansion

PotashCorp announced on October 12, 2017 the successful expansion of its Rocanville operation, now the world’s largest potash mine. The nameplate capacity of the mine is 6.5 million tonnes, up from three million tonnes pre-expansion. Workforce has doubled to more than 750. “We are very proud of our employees for…

Agrium and PotashCorp announce receipt of regulatory approval in India

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) (TSX and NYSE: POT) and Agrium Inc. (TSX and NYSE: AGU) announced on October 18, 2017 that India has approved their proposed merger of equals transaction. An Indian appellate court has approved a settlement reached between the merger parties and the Competition Commission of…

K+S Potash Canada’s first ship is on its way to customers

On October 24, the first ship carrying product from K+S Potash Canada’s (KSPC) Bethune mine left its potash handling and storage facility at Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) in Port Moody, B.C.. The ship was loaded with 30,000 tonnes of potash and will supply customers in Asia. “With the launch of…