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Hatch granted new Canadian patent in potash and mineral salt cooling pond technology

Hatch is pleased to announce it’s been granted a new patent for potash and mineral salt pond crystallization—, the only filed patent that has been validated to increase production over the “conventional wisdom” approach that is typically used today. The new technology relates to ponds for cooling and/or recovering salts…

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…