Supplying water to the potash industry

Potash mines require water. A lot of it. SaskWater excels at delivering a reliable supply of millions of cubic metres of water to the potash industry in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan’s Crown water utility supplies non-potable water to seven potash mines in the province. Three take water from the Saskatoon Southeast Water…

Project development and testing key in process design in a new era of potash production

By Timothy M. Cornish, Marketing Manager, Veolia Water Technologies Veolia is best known for treating municipal and industrial waters at installations all over the world.  What is not so widely known is that Veolia has a specialized process equipment business unit that has supplied complete systems for the production of…

45 years & five divisions strong: Northern Strands is growing with Saskatchewan

BY PAUL SINKEWICZ Mining and construction — two of the heavyweights of the Saskatchewan economy — rely on largely unseen, critical systems to function properly. Northern Strands is a key supplier of those systems. Like the bones, sinew and muscle of a body, wire rope, fittings and riggings are the…