Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

Earlier than expected, K+S has produced the first tonnes of marketable potash in its new Bethune potash mine in Saskatchewan at the beginning of June. “This is a great day for our company,” says Dr. Burkhard Lohr, chairman of the board of executive directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft. “With Bethune, the most modern…

CMI & HCL expand to meet the needs of the Saskatchewan potash industry

At Continental Mine & Industrial Supply Ltd. (CMI) we collaborate to define and provide innovative solutions. What this really means is that CMI has a unique process to leverage on over 100 years of experience in all aspects of the mining industry, from underground production and maintenance to surface processing…

Bridging the gap: Strategies aimed at aboriginal engagement in the mining industry

By Tammy Schuster Saskatchewan’s aboriginal community is the fastest-growing demographic in the province. It is expected to make up to one quarter of Saskatchewan’s population over the next 20 years. It is also the youngest demographic with the average age (22) nearly half that of the general population (40+). These…