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 12, 2019  

Three Nutrien potash mines face short fall shutdown

Up to eight-week inventory shutdowns at Allan, Lanigan and Vanscoy starting in November.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
September 1, 2019  

Nourishing a growing world

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Crop nutrition has

News General Production
August 7, 2019  

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.

News Minerals General
July 4, 2019  

Workers trapped deep in Saskatchewan mine now safely back on surface

A service shaft stopped working at a potash mine near Saskatoon

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 Chemicals Manufacturing General
February 6, 2018  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
September 12, 2017  

Competition bureau OKs Agrium PotashCorp fertilizer merger

Transaction would not lead to a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in Canada.

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
August 15, 2016  

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

News Energy Government Manufacturing Minerals Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production
January 27, 2016  

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.

News Manufacturing General
October 29, 2015  

PotashCorp hastens closure of NB mine

Plans production hiatis in Saskatchwan with weak fertilizer market.

News Manufacturing Minerals Transportation General Operations Production Sustainability
June 19, 2015  

National Steel Car to build 700 potash railcars

The $70 million Canpotex deal for the custom-built units will optimize the shipping tonnage.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Minerals Oil & Gas Economy General
March 9, 2015  

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.