Potash Mining News

Looking Forward: 2011

In my yearly forecast letter last year, "Looking Forward: A Year In Transition," I expected the shape of 2010 to be up better than most expected in the beginning of the year, and tail off by the […]

South Boulder Mines: drilling increases potash exploration target

Diamond core drilling intersects additional potash in holes Col-011, 012, 013, 014, 015, 016 and 017; The results confirm an increase in the initial exploration target to 500 - 750Mt of potash ores with average grades of 21-25% KCl located above 100m

Technological Risk in Mining: Biotech replacing Potash?

“Researchers conducting tests in the harsh environment of Mono Lake in California have discovered the first known microorganism on Earth able to thrive and reproduce using the toxic chemical arsenic. The microorganism substitutes arsenic for […]

By Leia Michele Toovey-Exclusive to Potash Investing News Potash miners are facing heightened competition as the potential for profits is attracting mining companies to find and develop potash reserves.  Historically, the potash industry has been dominated […]

Junior Potash Companies Now The Focus

All eyes were recently focused on the senior Potash sector as BHP Billiton's failed bid for Potash Corp was showcased in the Canadian press. Today there is news that will, in this authors opinion, refocus […]

Potash One gets $434M takeover bid

Vancouver-based Potash One Inc. announced Monday it has agreed to be taken over by Germany's K+S Aktiengesellschaft in a deal worth $434 million. CBC News reports

Mesa Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: MSA) – FINAL REPORT – Letter of Intent Signed to Acquire Potash Project

Investment Highlights Mesa signed a letter of intent to acquire the Pine Valley potash project in August 2010. This project is located in southwestern Utah. Historical records show that this project has 82.7 million tons […]

PotashCorp on the Chinese Market and ‘Ludicrous’ Takeover Proposals

That a fertilizer can become the next gold may seem hard to believe. That a fertilizer can become the next gold may seemhard to believe.  However, when Canadian company Potash Corp, a fertilizer producer based in Saskatchewan, overtook the […]

PotashCorp and BHP Billiton comment on withdrawal of tender offer

On November 14 Potash Corp of Saskatchewan issued the following statement in response to the announcement by BHP Billiton that it has withdrawn its unsolicited tender offer to acquire PotashCorp: "BHP Billiton’s decision to withdraw its […]

Is BHP Billiton too big to grow?

The (provisional) refusal of the Canadian government to let BHP Billiton acquire PotashCorp of Saskatchewan is the third regulatory limitation to growth the company faces in a short period. As regulators around the world are […]

Canada rejects BHP bid for Potash

“Canada has rejected BHP Billiton’s $39bn bid for PotashCorp, dealing a potentially fatal blow to the Australian miner’s 10-week pursuit of the Saskatchewan-based fertiliser producer.” Source: Financial Times, November 4 2010 Observations: The acquisition has been […]

Canada Splits on Foreign Bid for Potash

“Canada’s impending decision on the fate of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan has ignited a fierce national debate in a country known for its championship of free trade and laissez-faire attitude toward foreign takeovers.

Dajin – Lithium and Potash

The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes and attains a width of 350–400 km. The Puna covers a portion of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia and […]

Three Junior Potash Developers Are Sitting on Big Assets

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information The United Nations estimates that the world's population will reach 7.7 billion by 2020 and 9.3 billion […]

Potash Corp Sues BHP Billiton, hopes to block bid

In an attempt to block BHP's $39bn hostile bid, Potash Corp filed a lawsuit in Chicago alleging that BHP misrepresented and failed to inform investors about material facts. Read more

BHP turns hostile with $39bn Potash bid

“BHP Billiton launched a hostile bid for PotashCorp on Wednesday, ignoring cries of undervaluation from the Canadian fertiliser group’s executives, as the mining company took its $39bn offer directly to shareholders.

Potash Sector Heating Up…Again

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Potash producer Agrium (AGU-TSX) just announced earnings of US$506-million in Q2, or US$3.20 a share – a […]

Western Potash Corp. (TSXV: WPX) – Updated Resource Estimate at Milestone

Investment Highlights An updated resource has been completed for the Milestone project near Regina, Saskatchewan. Measured and indicated resources are now 174 million tonnes and inferred are 560 million tonnes, up from the previous estimate […]

Mesa Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: MSA) – Lithium Bearing Mineral Brine Claims Acquired in Utah

Investment Highlights Mesa’s primary focus is now the Green Energy lithium project in Utah. Lithium is known to occur on and around the property at values as high as 1,700 ppm Li, 7.9% potash, 18.7% magnesium […]

Majors Rediscovering British Columbia

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Many of the world's largest mining companies use to have a strong presence in British Columbia – […]

Lithium ABC’s

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes […]

Potash Takeover Action Heats Up in Canada

By Marc Davis, www.BNWnews.ca The race to build up Canada's potash supplies to keep pace with burgeoning global demand is turning Saskatchewan's tiny handful of junior potash explorers into ripe plums for the picking. Last […]

Project News paints a diverse metals and minerals picture

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (July 17): This issue we cover a wide variety of minerals and metals ranging from the usual batch of iron ore, cobalt, gold, silver, uranium, zinc and nickel projects to oil sands, fluorspar, potash, tin and chromium projects. We also have reports from two diamond projects (one in [...]

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan expects huge economic benefits from expansion

SASKATOON – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan says thousands of jobs will flow from a multibillion-dollar expansion at three of its mines in the province. The company unveiled some details Wednesday of the economic impact from […]

Potash Corp. looks to aboriginal community to help fill future employment needs

The president of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan says the world's largest fertilizer producer must reach out to the aboriginal community to help meet its future employment needs.