Tag Archives: potash

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…

What’s next for Mesa’s Bounty potash project?

By Michael Schwartz Mesa Exploration Corporation (TSX-V: MSA, OTCPK: MSAJF) recently announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM, a unit of the Department of the Interior) had rejected its 336-square-kilometre Bounty potash project located on salt flats in western Utah. Mesa has appealed the decision with the Interior Board…

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….