Tag Archives: K+S Potash Canada

Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

Earlier than expected, K+S has produced the first tonnes of marketable potash in its new Bethune potash mine in Saskatchewan at the beginning of June. “This is a great day for our company,” says Dr. Burkhard Lohr, chairman of the board of executive directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft. “With Bethune, the most modern…

Light at the end of the tunnel: Rebuilding in the wake of the Piccadilly Mine closure

By Tammy Schuster Since the sudden closure of the Piccadilly Mine in Sussex, NB, last January, many workers have since transferred to other company operations, relocated, or accepted positions with other mines. But in the aftermath of the mine closure, the province has been working hard to create new opportunities…

Project Permit Received for the Construction of K+S Potash Canada’s Potash Handling and Storage Facility in Port Moody

As K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) continues toward commissioning the Legacy Project mine in the summer of 2016, plans for how to best bring future potash products to market are also being developed further. On March 12, 2015, Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) received the permit from Port Metro Vancouver (PMV)…