Tag Archives: Rocanville

PotashCorp successfully completes Rocanville expansion

PotashCorp announced on October 12, 2017 the successful expansion of its Rocanville operation, now the world’s largest potash mine. The nameplate capacity of the mine is 6.5 million tonnes, up from three million tonnes pre-expansion. Workforce has doubled to more than 750. “We are very proud of our employees for…

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…