Potash

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.

African Potash stock up on fresh potash finding in Congo

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 21, 2014
African Potash stock up on fresh potash findings in Congo

The miner intersected multiple potash seams at the second exploration drill hole at its Lac Dinga potash project.

Potash Corp./Saskatchewan Given New C$38.00 Price Target at TD Securities POT | Ticker Report

Ticker | October 21, 2014

Research analysts at TD Securities dropped their target priceon shares of Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (TSE:POT) from C$39.00 to C$38.00 in a report released this week.

Will Strong Q3 Earnings Help Get Potash Corp./Saskatchewan’s Stock Back in Positive Territory?

The Motley Fool | October 21, 2014
Will Strong Q3 Earnings Help Get Potash Corp./Saskatchewan’s Stock Back in Positive Territory?

Although Potash Corp. is a vital player in the agriculture industry, this has not led to a strong performance in the stock market in 2014, as its shares have uderperformed the TSX Composite Index’s 4.5% gain.

BHP bows to pressure, to list spinoff in London

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 16, 2014
BHP bows to pressure, to list spinoff in London

The mining giant has made a sharp U-turn on its initial decision to snub a London listing for its $17 billion spinoff.

Mick Davis has now almost $5 billion to build new mining empire

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 15, 2014
Mick Davis has now almost $5 billion to build new mining empire

The former Xstrata boss' new venture, X2 Resources, is "currently reviewing a number of opportunities in the metals and mining sector."

Glencore considered Australia listing: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 9, 2014
Glencore considered Australia listing: report

The commodities trader and miner explored a stock-exchange listing Down Under.

Canada launches $1.25bn large-scale carbon capture and storage plant

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 2, 2014
Canada launches $1.25bn large-scale carbon capture and storage plant

The project, first of its kind in the world, aims to demonstrate that the so-called “clean coal” technologies are feasible.

Rio Tinto, Glencore could save $500m by joining coal businesses

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 30, 2014
Rio Tinto, Glencore could save $500m by joining coal businesses

It would also create a a 15-kilometre long ‘‘super pit’’ from the union of Rio’s Mount Thorley Warkworth and Glencore’s Bulga open-pit mines.

UK authorities to review bid for $2.7bn potash project in national park

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 30, 2014
UK authorities to review bid for $2.7bn potash project in national park

Analysts say this is “make or break” time for the company behind the massive mine, Sirius Minerals.

Russia's Uralkali CFO resigns

MINING.com News | September 29, 2014

Viktor Belyakov has resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of one of the world's largest potash producers.

BHP freezes executive pay

Frik Els | September 25, 2014
BHP Billiton cuts spending by 25%

CEO Andrew Mackenzie's pay package is already only half that of his predecessor.

CHART: BHP before and after spin-off

Frik Els | September 25, 2014
CHART: BHP before and after spin-off

Bubble chart shows heavy reliance on iron ore and oil for revenues and profits post demerger.

More »