Western Potash Corp. Corporate Appointments Announcement

Western Potash Corp. (WPX: TSX) (FSE: AHE) (“Western”, “the Company”) is pleased to announce the following corporate updates.  The appointments to management detailed below include the appointments to the positions of Milestone Potash Project director, senior vice-president of business development, director of administration in addition to a new external auditor. The…

Mosaic idles Colonsay mine; lays off 330 workers

The Mosaic Company announced yesterday that it will idle its Colonsay, Saskatchewan potash mine for the remainder of 2016 and halt current turnaround activities. As a result of this, the company has temporarily laid off 330 employees. Mosaic says that the move is intended to allow the company to meet…

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…