A special committee voted 8-7 in favour of the project, expected to generate at least 1,000 permanent jobs and inject US$1.6 billion a year to the British economy.
Potashcorp shares jump after making unsolicited bid for Europe's largest potash producer amid fundamental shifts in the industry.
Bear market is more than 1,000 days old and nearly 1,200 companies have dropped off the Toronto venture market.
The company will hear by June 30 whether it will be allowed to mine polyhalite, a type of potash fertilizer, from a deposit located under Brittan’s North York Moors national park.
The world's largest potash miner is said to be mulling a merger with Uralchem, one of its main shareholders.
Israel's ICL has signed several contracts to supply its Indian customers with a total of 835,000 tonnes of potash.
PwC's John Gravelle on the mining industry's austerity drive, price realities and declining exploration spending.
A third of money raised is destined for Canadian projects while Australia's share of global total drops to only 5%.
Over the last decade economic events or environmental issues came out as top risks to the world according to the annual WEF survey. Not this year.
The goal is to facilitate the mining, production and distribution of the fertilizer in Eastern and Southern Africa.
The story behind "Covergalls," one of the first ladies' coveralls that include wrist snaps, adjustable Velcro at the waist and two-way zippers to fit various sizes — and of course a secret trap door for when nature calls.
Mining and logging was the big exception in Friday's payroll numbers with 18,000 jobs lost in May, the worst month since the global financial crisis.
This is not the first time the company’s rights for its Amazonas project have been at risk of being revoked for failure of tax payments.
They shed $156 billion in market value last year, or about 16% of their combined worth, according to PwC.
Manganese is primarily known for its use in steel production, which makes up about 90% of the metal’s demand. However, manganese is also an essential micronutrient that is needed for plant life.
To the non-expert eye they may seem a set of mirages, but these turquoise-purple-pink visions are what ground-level potash ponds look like near Arches National Park.
Chinese-based Yancoal has been exploring and studying a potential site about halfway between Southey and Strasbourg.
As Brazil’s Vale SA figures out what to do with its fertilizer business, the mining giant is thought to be testing the waters on a potential sale, according to people familiar with the matter.
After being practically absent from the Indian market for two years, the Russian firm has signed a three-year supply contract with IPL.
Mining equities didn’t fare very well in Ernst & Young's most recent Canadian Mining Eye report.
The mining industry is said to be one of the worst performers in matters of gender diversity. In fact, women represent only 16% of the workforce in the mining sector.
The return to higher exports would be driven in part by at least 16 major projects likely to go into production within five years.
More than 200 local Aboriginal students started the school week off with a special boost thanks to new educational technology donated by PotashCorp and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada.
Legacy will be the first new potash mine built in Canada's Saskatchewan in the last 40 years.
Having failed in a bid to avoid a price hike in the first two potash import deals for the financial year, fertilizer producers in India expected inward shipments of fertiliser minerals to drop during 2015/16.
Much of the overall decline in reported gold output was due to a significant quarter-on-quarter production declines from AngloGold Ashanti, Goldcorp, and Sibanye Gold.
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