Speculation is mounting as the industry has shifted enough to make a buyout attractive.
While still a male-dominated sector, there have been positive steps to integrate women into the mining industry.
Doyle, 63, will probably be remembered the most as the CEO who fended off BHP Billiton’s hostile takeover bid for the Canadian fertilizer producer.
The price of the soil nutrient is down 25% in a year.
Canada should allow more private ownership of mineral rights, particularly from First Nations, says the Fraser Institute latest report.
The mining giant believes demand for coal to keep growing over the next 20 years, driven mainly by China and India.
Especially the mooted $19 billion valuation.
The Ochoa mine could produce about 714,400 tons of sulphate of potash per year for a minimum of 50 years.
The price is also about 25% below what India paid last year to the now defunct Belarusian Potash Co., which Uralkali owned jointly at the time with Belaruskali.
The separate company would be listed on the London Stock Exchange, as well as the Australian and South African markets.
In the last two months at least a dozen juniors have announced they are considering growing cannabis.
The vaulting ambition of Rio Tinto to become a global potash producing powerhouse has been thrown an unexpected curveball. And it's one that could prove hugely embarrassing for one of the world's biggest and most successful mining companies.
That 2013 was a year when equities ruled supreme is now well recorded history. Generally speaking, expectations at the end of the year were that 2014 would be more of the same.
The shuttering of huge copper and iron ore projects gives the Street the blues, but the resulting squeeze in supply can lead to explosive price hikes.
KP405 is said to have enough of the fertilizer ingredient to sustain a mine for decades.
Headlines about a Chinese economic slowdown may get good web traffic, but the real story is that China is buying up uranium and other resources around the world.
Rio's partner in the project claims there is the potential for a long-life, low-cost mine.
Result of a bad year for potash prices and need to finance Legacy mine in Canada.
There are two countries that could use this situation to the benefit if they play their cards wisely: Belarus and Canada.
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.
And why did Forbes rank Geology as the 7th most valuable college major?
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.'
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