10 ways mining executives can attract and retain women leaders

By Bettie-Ann Heggie As a senior vice-president at PotashCorp for more than a decade, I worked with some amazing executives. They fought hard to lower production costs, and then ensured the company wasn’t giving away their efficiencies by lowering prices. They were vigilant about safety and always sought ways to…

Picadilly Mine reinvigorates New Brunswick’s potash industry

By Melanie Franner It’s been many years since the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources first discovered potash in the Plumsweep-Penobsquis area in 1971 and subsequently granted the exploration and development rights to the Potash Company of America. These operations were acquired in 1993 by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc….

PotashCorp buyout proposal for K+S succumbs to world potash market forces

By Leonard Melman For several months this summer and early fall, attention of the Saskatchewan potash industry was focused on a proposed buyout involving the first important new potash mining project located entirely within Saskatchewan during the past 40+ years.  We are referring to the Legacy Potash mine located about…