Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

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…

Canpotex announces Ken Seitz as next president and CEO

Canpotex Limited announced on July 31, 2015 that the Board of Directors has appointed Ken Seitz as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective November 1, 2015. After 32 years of dedicated service, Steve Dechka will retire as president and CEO at the end of the year. “We’re very pleased…

QEMSCAN®: Specialized method of analyzing potash

By Dr. Lucy Hunt, PhD Potash mining is an important contributor to the economic strength of Saskatchewan. Understanding the nature of potash resources is vital for optimizing its extraction and recovery in order to maximize the benefit from this non-renewable resource. The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is at the forefront…