News Chemicals Manufacturing General Production
November 3, 2020  

Nutrien takes $587M loss on phosphate fertilizer operation

Global phosphate prices have trended higher from strong demand in India and Brazil, trade flow changes.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike prompts potash mine shutdown, triggers 550 temporary layoffs [UPDATED]

Halting operations for two weeks starting Dec. 2, most of the mine’s product is shipped by the railway.

News Manufacturing General
September 30, 2019  

Plug pulled after eight years on urea, methanol plant in Becancour

Unable to negotiate a fixed price with its suppliers of engineering services and construction.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
September 1, 2019  

Nourishing a growing world

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Crop nutrition has

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
August 2, 2018  

Nutrien to cut 80 jobs at Vanscoy potash operation in efficiency push

Will take place in the fourth quarter this year and include about 30 staff and 50 hourly positions.

News Manufacturing General
April 27, 2018  

Fertilizer giant Nutrien to lay off up to 1,300 in Saskatchewan

Temporary action related to rail transportation backlogs, a possible Canadian Pacific Railway strike and growing inventory.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
May 19, 2017  

Alberta bound phosphate shipment from W Sahara detained in Panama A

Agrium’s Redwater plant has sufficient inventory to continue to process for use in several agricultural fertilizers.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
April 24, 2017  

Waterloo, Ont. launches poop-to-power pilot project

Anaerobic digestion process will create biogas, which can be burned for heat and energy; leftovers are used for fertilizer.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
September 12, 2016  

Potash Corp., Agrium agree to merge in $36B deal

CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have

News Manufacturing General
October 29, 2015  

PotashCorp hastens closure of NB mine

Plans production hiatis in Saskatchwan with weak fertilizer market.

News Energy Food & Beverage Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Production
May 26, 2015  

Agri-food, fertilizer exports to offset Sask. energy losses

Partial rebound in oil prices expected by 2016, EDC says in latest global export forecast.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 30, 2014  

Terror threats at US chemical plants underestimated

Report cites threats from toxic, flammable chemicals in densely populated areas.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
October 4, 2013  

Explosion at fertilizer plant near Saskatoon

Sulpher-based product blows in transfer equipment, no injuries.

News Energy Production Sustainability
August 15, 2013  

Saskatoon plant turns nutrients from bio waste into fertilizer

The plant is expected to produce about 300 tonnes of fertilizer from human waste.

News Production
July 31, 2013  

Potash cartel breakup raises economic growth concerns

Potash production represents about 1.5% of Canadian goods exports.