And why did Forbes rank Geology as the 7th most valuable college major?
PotashCorp intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes.
'I suspect that the rally we are in now is a false rally' – Rick Rule
SNL Metals & Mining reveals that while the minerals exploration sector recorded lower drilling activity, funds raised by the mining sector saw a near three-fold increase to $6.2 billion.
Rum Jungle Resources says the Karinga Lakes resource estimate has increased to a total of 8.4 million tonnes K2SO4 including over 70% in the Measured and Indicated category.
There is a significant opportunity to create stronger business ties through potash development in Saskatchewan.
'Inova Agro's decision is immensely important not only for Brazil but for the world's population, ever so reliant on Brazil's food production.'
Miners just had to wait out the smoke in the mine and stay underground overnight.
More so than other industry executives, mining execs believe that using mobile technology can be a life-saver.
The fertilizer producer has reported a 79% drop in profit in the last quarter of 2013
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada congratulates the Government of Canada on its Economic Action Plan 2014 that includes specific supports for the mineral exploration and development sector.
EY's Canadian Mining Eye index shows a 9% loss in Q4 2013 and 45% for the year.
However, the report says those funds are unlikely to be available to junior miners.
Baby boomers are retiring and even if only a small fraction of new projects take off, the ensuing skills shortage will bring back mining jobs boom.
Though company points to signs that demand is picking up.
The Canadian Mining Associations' latest report reveals a 'dramatic increase' in the number of Canadians employed in mining and related sectors.
Junior venture companies in Canada are finally seeing a significant lift.
When searching for opportunities in the junior sector, we like the focus to be on quantitative and empirical data.
The world's biggest potash producer will sell 700,000 tonnes to China for $305 per tonne in the first half of 2014.
The result won't surprise many considering potash prices plummeted over the past year.
Pacific Potash is engaged in the exploration and development of the Amazonas Potash Project and the surrounding potash claims targeting the Middle Amazonas Potash Basin.
Encanto remains focused on our flagship Muskowekwan project, however this second project remains very important to Encanto and its partners.
Study also says that Myanmar is the country where the business environment improved the most last year.
Your willingness to buy a stock should not be diminished by the fact that it has fallen in price. In everyday purchases, we want to buy things that are selling at discounts. In investing, people tend to prefer stocks when they are expensive and hate them when they are cheap.
The cartel before its breakup controlled about 40 per cent of global potash exports.
'2013 is likely to go down as one of the worst years in the history of the fertilizer industry,' the Motley Fool recently wrote.
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