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.
Three Nutrien potash mines face short fall shutdown
Up to eight-week inventory shutdowns at Allan, Lanigan and Vanscoy starting in November.
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Mosaic lays off 350 workers as it idles Colonsay mine in Saskatchewan
52 workers to stay on to keep the operation on standby in case market conditions improve.
Workers trapped deep in Saskatchewan mine now safely back on surface
A service shaft stopped working at a potash mine near Saskatoon
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.
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.
Nutrien saves $40M after merger as it looks to $500M target
Expects earnings of between US$3.2 billion and US$3.7 billion this year before some deductions.
Competition bureau OKs Agrium PotashCorp fertilizer merger
Transaction would not lead to a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in Canada.
Potash Corp., Agrium agree to merge in $36B deal
CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have…
No quick end to potash doldrums in Sask. as capacity ramps up
Wave of overbuilding and production increases in recent years have flooded the market.
By Ian Bickis
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Economists say Energy East pipeline vital to NB economy
Outlook for the province’s economy not overly promising, with a number of resource projects in question.
PotashCorp hastens closure of NB mine
Plans production hiatis in Saskatchwan with weak fertilizer market.
National Steel Car to build 700 potash railcars
The $70 million Canpotex deal for the custom-built units will optimize the shipping tonnage.
Sask. to rely on potash, agriculture during low oil prices, premier says
Brad Wall says the prairie province is well-positioned for long-term growth despite energy struggles.