Tag Archives: Rocanville

PotashCorp potash production downtime

PotashCorp announced on September 20, 2017 that consistent with the company’s strategy of matching supply to market demand and fully utilizing their lowest-cost Rocanville facility, they have announced the following potash inventory adjustment shutdowns: ·       Allan will curtail production for 10 weeks, beginning Nov. 19, 2017 ·       Lanigan will curtail…

Riding the wave!

By Darrin Kruger The Saskatchewan Potash Council is an umbrella organization representing approximately 3,000 unionized potash workers from mines currently producing potash in the Saskatchewan potash mining industry.   The council’s membership includes members from the United Steelworkers, Unifor, and the Rocanville Potash Employees Association. Our guiding principle remains unchanged; to…

Fertile ground

After impressing PotashCorp on the Picadilly Mine Project in New Brunswick, Aecon Mining Construction Services was awarded its largest, single mining contract to date and promptly followed its client west to Saskatchewan. In 2014, the Aecon teams wrapped up work on a world-class processing facility that will help the potash…