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.
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.
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.
The move would allow the potash firm to reacquire Class A or common shares, through open market purchases, accelerated share repurchase arrangements, privately negotiated transactions or otherwise.
Research analysts at Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) from $37.00 to $36.00.
While oil production is expected to drop by 4% this year, potash output will jump 8%, BMO forecasts.
In this frank assessment of everything from gold and diamonds to potash and zinc, Kaiser Research Online author John Kaiser names for The Mining Report readers the companies that could be swept up in a rush to security of supply.
When it comes to major deals in the potash space, 2015 has been a little sluggish.
You cannot make this stuff up. But here’s the state of affairs at Calgary-based Karnalyte Resources, a company “in the business of development and production of premium potash and magnesium products.”
Tthe world’s largest fertilizer producer, cut its full-year earnings forecast because of higher taxes and lower income from foreign investments.
Two Chinese banks are among the eight institutions that have provided Uralkali a $530 million loan.
China’s largest construction company was in talks to buy a controlling stake in Allana Potash Corp. that was worth more than the takeover bid the junior miner eventually accepted.
Director of $1bn fund discusses Denham's unique approach, the vibrant parts of the M&A market and what juniors should do to attract capital.
Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.
Mining transactions almost doubled last year and the trend is likely to stretch over 2015, as lower commodity prices are making some unprofitable.
Despite the overall pessimism, mining CEOs remain just as confident on their own company’s growth as they were in previous years.
While it did not release price terms, it is believed the group will be selling its crop nutrient for US$315 per a tonne,
The mining giant has also asked for local laws to be flexible enough to keep pace with other countries.
The deal aims to speed up development of Allana’s promising Danakil potash project, in northeast Ethiopia.
The move may be the first of many more competitive deals by producers in the potash market, which has historically operated with large joint ventures controlling prices.
The Quebec government has given the go-ahead to build a controversial phosphate rock mine in a region best known for Canadian iron ore mining.
The first two months of 2015 failed miserably to dispel gloomy market conditions affecting the global mining industry, according to a study published Wednesday.
According to analysts from Credit Suisse, Chinese importers will settle at $320 a tonne, versus $305 a tonne they paid last year.
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