Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

Innovation at BHP Billiton’s Jansen Project

Building the first conventional greenfield potash mine in Saskatchewan for some decades presents a rare opportunity for innovation that BHP Billiton is grasping with both hands as it builds what the company believes will be the safest and most technologically advanced potash mine in the province. As the company continues…

Light at the end of the tunnel: Rebuilding in the wake of the Piccadilly Mine closure

By Tammy Schuster Since the sudden closure of the Piccadilly Mine in Sussex, NB, last January, many workers have since transferred to other company operations, relocated, or accepted positions with other mines. But in the aftermath of the mine closure, the province has been working hard to create new opportunities…

Western Potash receives final engineering report on Milestone Pilot Plant Project

Western Potash Corp. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Milestone Potash Corp. (“MPC”) has received the final engineering report on the proposed Milestone Pilot Plant Project (“the Pilot Project”). The report was compiled by Amec Foster Wheeler who was responsible for all site surface facilities, Agapito Associates…