Potash Mining News

Luxembourg shoots for the stars with fresh space mining deal

The country's ultimate objective is to have its own space mining agency by the end of the year.

Activist investor Elliott calls BHP potash plans ‘disastrous’

Hedge fund manager says expanding into the currently over-supplied fertilizer market is just a bad idea.

BHP to speed up Jansen development as potash demand to double by 2040

The world's largest miner believes potash will be a $50 billion market by the late 2040s.

Potash plan prompts $98 million road link in horn of Africa

Djibouti contracted a Kuwaiti company to build a $98-million road link to enable landlocked Ethiopia to ship its first potash output from a new Red Sea port.

Luxembourg becomes first European country to pass space mining law

The bill, approved by a vast majority, defines the conditions companies must fulfill to get a licence for launching a space mining mission.

Canada a global leader in mining exploration, innovation and diversity: PwC report

According to PwC's Mine 2017 report, Canada's largest mining companies played a key role in the international mining sector's emerging growth.

Potash Corp. and Agrium merged firm to be called Nutrien

The firm will be world’s largest potash miner and No.2 nitrogen fertilizer producer.

K+S Potash Canada ready to serve North American market as new domestic rail cars are delivered

Today, K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is pleased to accept their first domestic rail cars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario, the same manufacturer that produced the company’s international fleet last fall.

IC Potash announces financing

TIC Potash Corp. is pleased to announce a non-brokered offering of up to 20,000,000 units of the Company at a price of $0.05 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000.

BHP Billiton announces new Chairman

The world’s largest mining company announced that Ken MacKenzie has been elected to succeed Jac Nasser

Argentina passes mining act expected to create 125,000 new jobs

Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

K+S Bethune mine in Canada churns out first tonnes of potash

The mine, which began operations last month, is expected to produce 600,000 to 700,000 tonnes of potash this year and 2 million tonnes per year once at full capacity.

BHP to grow potash business to size of iron ore — report

Timeline-wise, the world's largest miner expects to achieve that goal in about 50 years.

K+S Potash, Ducks Unlimited in $2.8 million project to protect wetland in Saskatchewan

K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) has committed over $2.8 million in funding for wetland conservation through an agreement with Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) to ensure wetlands affected by the Bethune mine are offset through the restoration and preservation of wetlands across Saskatchewan.

Most potash shipped through Thunder Bay in a decade

According to the Thunder Bay Port Authority, 134,000 tonnes of potash crossed its docks into ships en route to ports in Brazil and Europe.

Gensource confirms the future of potash production with one feasibility study

Gensource Potash’s feasibility study (FS) was largely in line with its preliminary economic assessments (PEA), validating the robust economics of Vanguard 1.

Michigan potash mine still in play

Could Michigan become a potash producer to compete with the likes of Canadian behemoth PotashCorp (NYSE:POT) and U.S. fertilizer giant Agrium Inc.(NYSE:AGU)?

Even with iron ore prices diving, NASA fast tracks mission to $10,000 quadrillion asteroid

If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.

BHP likely to open Jansen potash mine in Canada by 2023

Company could seek approval from the board for Jansen's expansion as early as June 2018, said chief executive Andrew Mackenzie.

BHP’s Mackenzie, Elliot Management face off

US activist investor steps up pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum. Mackenzie says company already knows what to do to lift value by 50% and double return on capital.

BHP ditching 'Billiton' in $10 million rebranding move

Move comes on the heels of calls from shareholders including activist investor Elliott Management and Australia’s Tribeca Investment Partners for a change of BHP's corporate structure.

Work starts on controversial North York Moors national park potash mine

Park authority confirmed Sirius Minerals has started building its mine.

Argentina to pass new mining law this week

Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

K+S Potash cuts the ribbon at its Canada’s Legacy mine, now ‘Bethune’

It's the first potash mine built in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan in more than 40 years.