Encanto closes deal to supply minimum 5m tonnes of potash per year to Indian farmers for the next 20 years.
Potash Mining News
The amicable divorce ends a six-year-old exploration joint venture originally set to find copper deposits in China.
Companies claim land transfer is de facto expropriation without consultation.
Decision to resume operations at the mine was based on Mosaic's expectations that 2017 will be a stronger year for the potash industry.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
Agreement paves the way for Encanto to move from a previously announced memorandum of understanding to a commercial marketing and distribution contract with MTTC, one of the world’s top potash buyers.
Instead, the company is moving forward with a new prefeasibility study for the Argentina-based asset.
Courts continued to imprison private salt sellers even in the past decade.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
The 114 miners who were trapped underground following a fire are now home and operations will resume today.
Mosaic has agreed to acquire most of Vale's phosphate assets in Brazil, its stake in Peru's Bayovar mine and the firm’s Kronau potash project, in Canada.
With fluctuating commodity prices, the top priorities for Canadian miners next year will be capital allocation, strategic deal making and employing new technology and innovations, a report shows.
Soaring coal prices have helped Glencore, the world’s biggest provider of the thermal kind, straighten its balance sheet.
Southern Africa finds itself at the center of the offshore bulk sediment mining debate as international companies rush to strip mine phosphate deposits in coastal waters of South Africa and Namibia.
The agreement is EGME's second significant investment in the potash industry. In 2015, it acquired the exploration license for the Bada mine in Eritrea.
Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
The chances of a potash mine taking shape on the Yorkshire moors just got a whole lot better, thanks to a major financing.
The company also said it expects layoffs resulting from temporary production halts at its Lanigan and Allan mines in early 2017.
IC Potash Corp. is pleased to report today that it has agreed to accept US$2.5 million under the proposed amendment in the strategic investment commitment by Cartesian Capital Group, LLC of up to US$45 million, as previously announced.
Gov’t will work with the four provinces that still burn coal to reach the goal of making sure 90% of Canada's electricity comes from sustainable sources by 2010.
While most miners have managed to straighten the balance sheets, they have not began preparing to deal with a new looming risk —their ability to access workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
The last half of 2016 has proven to be extraordinary for potash as several mega deals may finally re-spark the sector.