Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

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…

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…