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…

Winning Together – Delivering optimized performance for your mineral processing needs Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry

AkzoNobel, which serves the Canadian potash industry from its facility in Saskatoon, succeeds by working together closely, frequently, and multi-functionally with potash producers.  The company and its customers rely on each other’s expertise to maximize value and success. “By combining producers’ expertise in processing ore with AkzoNobel expertise in chemistries…

Shipping from the Great Lakes: Why it works for potash exports

By Suzanne Bleau-Myrand Why, given the propensity of ship sizes getting ever larger, does shipping from the Great Lakes with its inherent physical limitations continue to work? There are many good explanations—the main one being that sailing directly to or from the Great Lakes is the most direct route to…