Potash development, the economic engine of the Sussex region

Sussex Train Station

By S. M. Hatcher, P. Eng. The municipality of Sussex, situated in beautiful Kings County, and located in south-central New Brunswick, Canada.  It is strategically located between the province’s three largest cities: Saint John, Moncton, and Fredericton. With tree-lined streets, gracious older homes, and an abundance of small-town charm, Sussex…

As the mining industry heads home from the PDAC, here are five things they need to keep in mind for the year ahead

Image courtesy of the PDAC.

The mining industry is not for the faint of heart— risk is part of doing business. But some risks are greater than others. How do you navigate the ever evolving economic landscape while mitigating your risk? To mark the close of another successful PDAC convention, Mark Zastre, national mining leader…

Mine Rescue Team triumphs at provincial competition

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Photos and story by Jaime Rieger Being trapped underground in an emergency situation can be a scary ordeal. Any number of things could go wrong which would escalate the situation to a harmful degree. Personnel working underground at PotashCorp’s Rocanville mine site must put trust in their mine rescue workers…