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Minnesota dumps potash into lake to kill zebra mussels

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 16, 2014
Minnesota dumps potash into lake to kill zebra mussels

Zebra mussels reproduce quickly and can disrupt the food chain, clog water pipes and create algae.

ICL signs strategic deal with China's Yunnan Yuntianhua Group Co.

Newswire | December 16, 2014

The global manufacturer of products based on specialty minerals that fulfill essential needs of the world's growing population in agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets, is partnering up with Yunnan Yuntianhua Group Co. Ltd..

Pacific Potash mining rights in Brazil jeopardized over unpaid tax

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 16, 2014
Pacific Potash mining rights in Brazil jeopardized over unpaid tax

The Vancouver-based miner said it did not receive the funds wired to pay the tax for "unknown reasons."

Deep-sea mining pioneer now hunts for resources in space

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 16, 2014
Deep-sea mining pioneer now hunts for resources in space

Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.

More insane pictures of Russian potash mining destruction

Vladimir Basov | December 11, 2014
More insane pictures of Russian potash mining destruction

Two large cities in Russia's Perm region sit on potash mines worked for the past 70 years that cause sudden surface subsidences and sinkholes 400m across.

Why did the price of potash plummet?

World Economic Forum | December 2, 2014

Prices are unlikely to reach cartel-era levels, however.

Belarus won’t tax potash exports in 2015

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 2, 2014
Belarus won’t tax potash exports in 2015

The nation first cut export tariffs to zero in September 2013 and won't reverse measure next year.

Dr. Elizabeth Adey - Wardell Armstrong

Water, human rights and reputations – managing the impacts of mining projects

Water, human rights, mining projects

What’s the connection between access to water, human rights and mining projects? It’s a complicated area where the vast challenges that lie ahead can only increase as the century progresses.

New low in oil prices drags BHP Billiton stock below 2009 levels

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 1, 2014
New low in oil prices drags BHP Billiton stock below 2009 levels

The stock closed in Sydney below the $30 mark, which is the lowest it has traded in the last five years.

Canpotex signs potash deals with India

The Star Phoenix | November 25, 2014

The offshore marketing arm of three Saskatchewan potash producers has signed separate multi-year sales agreements in India with Coromandel International Ltd. (CIL) and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) that the province says will see millions of tonnes of potash shipped to India.

BHP hints at Jansen fast-track after Uralkali disaster

Frik Els | November 25, 2014
BHP hints at Jansen fast-track after Uralkali disaster

"These factors, combined with continued growth and demand for potash all conspire, if you like, to bring toward us the time when a new mine is required."

BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 24, 2014
BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.

Insane pictures of Russian potash mine disaster

Vladimir Basov | November 20, 2014
Insane pictures of Russian potash mine disaster

Giant sinkhole opens up in between summer cottages near Uralkali's Solikamsk-2 potash mine.

Uralkali stock plummets on evacuation of potash mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Uralkali stock plummets on evacuation of potash mine brine inflows

The world’s largest potash supplier had to evacuate workers from its Solikamsk-2 mine in Russia’s Perm region due to an increase in brine inflow.

Potash Corp./Saskatchewan Inc. USA vs. Agrium Inc. USA: Which is the Best Dividend Investment?

The Motley Fool | November 18, 2014

Both are great choices for investors looking to benefit from the the long-term growth in global demand for crop nutrients, but there are some key differences between the two companies.

Potash Corp. receives consensus recommendation of "hold" from brokerages

Ticker | November 18, 2014

Thumbs up from the nineteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock.

Canadian miners performance down 15% in Q3 on falling metal prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
Canadian miners performance down 15% in Q3 on falling metal prices

Decline was in line with S&P/TSX Composite index, which also plummeted 15% during the quarter.

Frank Holmes' advice to investors? Chill

The Gold Report | November 11, 2014
Photo of the big mine truck and dredge

Find out about the indicators Holmes watches to read the market's pulse, and why a +/- 35% move for gold doesn't keep him awake at night.

BHP closer to unveiling details of upcoming spin-off

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 9, 2014
BHP closer to unveiling details of upcoming spin-off

The world’s largest miner is only two weeks away from shedding more light on an upcoming spin-off of unwanted assets.

Glencore’s coal output up 9% as prices touch 5-year low

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 4, 2014
Glencore’s coal output up 9% as prices head to 5-year low

The company is defying coal price slump with increased production driven by expansions at its Australian mines.

New Brunswick’s Picadilly potash mine to start production

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 3, 2014
New Brunswick’s Piccadilly potash mine to start production

PotashCorp. still plans to close the old mine.

Mining the Antarctic a big no-no

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 3, 2014
Mining the Antarctic a big no-no

Costs and challenges for mining the Arctic, meanwhile, on their way up.

Mick the Miner in talks to buy Anglo’s assets, no deal tabled

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 3, 2014
Mick the Miner in talks to buy Anglo’s assets, no deal tabled

Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.

BHP sends mixed signals on potash plans

Financial Post | October 30, 2014

Investors are uncertain about BHP Billiton Ltd.’s ambitions in the potash space, especially when it comes to its massive Jansen project in Saskatchewan.

BHP to sell US shale assets, limit annual capex to $14 billion

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 27, 2014
BHP to sell US shale assets, limit annual capex to $14 billion

The world’s biggest miner unveiled details about how it expects to meet cost-reduction and productivity improvement targets.

Potash Corp remains confident of market outlook despite weak prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 24, 2014
Potash Corp remains confident of market outlook despite weak prices

The company is approaching the end of a decade-long, US$8.3-billion investment program to boost its potash production capacity.

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