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Saskatchewan potash industry prepared for growth in 2017

By Kylie Williams Saskatchewan produced a record 18.2 million tonnes of potassium chloride in 2015, with a value of $6.1 billion dollars. As the world’s largest potash producer, the province is hopeful that the low potash prices of recent years, due to over-supply and lower-than-expected demand, have reached their lowest…

Vale pushes for potash in Saskatchewan

By Michael Schwartz Forty years of potash production, each yielding around three to four million tonnes will be Vale’s reward if its application to mine the Kronau project in Saskatchewan is successful. Kronau, which lies roughly 30 kilometres southeast of the province’s capital Regina, will be Vale’s first potash project…