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Picadilly Mine reinvigorates New Brunswick’s potash industry

By Melanie Franner It’s been many years since the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources first discovered potash in the Plumsweep-Penobsquis area in 1971 and subsequently granted the exploration and development rights to the Potash Company of America. These operations were acquired in 1993 by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc….

Finding innovative solutions for the mining industry

PM&P president Murray Popplewell. Saskatoon-based Prairie Machine and Parts Mfg. (PM&P) is a world leader in the manufacture of mining equipment. No other firm manufactures a complete mining system.  Their line of equipment includes borer-style mining machines, a state-of-the-art Flexiveyor™ continuous haulage system, belt storage, and extensible conveyor deployment systems,…