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Doyle undaunted on potash demand, prices amidst global economic fears Restricted

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While other commodity prices tumbled dramatically over the past month, Potash Corp. CEO Bill Doyle said the market for his company’s namesake product would be “extraordinarily tight” next year, and prices would increase “substantially”....
27th October 2011
 
 
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Western Potash hoping for strategic partner by year end Restricted

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Western Potash, which has soared 80% on the TSX this month, said late on Wednesday it is not in formal takeover talks, and hopes to announce a strategic partner for its Milestone project in Saskatchewan by the end of the year. Corporate...
27th October 2011
 
 
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Aecon wins $80m contract at potash project Restricted

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Canada’s biggest publicly traded construction firm Aecon won an $80-million contract to for site preparation and early works at a new potash mine in Saskatchewan, believed to be BHP Billiton’s massive Jansen Lake project. The work includes...
26th October 2011
 
 
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Western Potash leaps 17%, sparking acquisition rumours Restricted

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Shares in Western Potash Corp, hoping to mine the fertiliser ingredient in Saskatchewan, bounded 17% higher in Toronto on Tuesday, prompting speculation a takeover may be on the cards following the imminent release of its Milestone project's...
25th October 2011
 
 
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Feasibility study in hand, Karnalyte turns focus to financing Restricted

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Shares in potash hopeful Karnalyte Resources hit a new high on Monday, after the company published a positive feasibility study for its Wynyard project in Saskatchewan, outlining a 625 000 t/y mine with initial output in 2014, costing just under...
25th October 2011
 
 
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Stonegate 'quietly confident' on phosphate pricing Restricted

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Stonegate Agricom, hoping to build a phosphate mine in south-western Idaho, said that food prices should stay strong despite economic growth fears, which would sustain prices for the fertiliser ingredient. “We’re quietly confident that food...
13th October 2011
 
 
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North Atlantic sells potash claims to Chinese firm for $110m Restricted

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Two days after having announced a joint venture (JV) agreement with transnational miner Rio Tinto, North Atlantic Potash said on Friday it had sold eight exploration properties in Saskatchewan to China’s Yancoal Canada Resources for...
30th September 2011
 
 
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BHP Billiton aggressively pushing forward at potash projects Restricted

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Mining heavyweight BHP Billiton is “aggressively” pursuing potash projects in Saskatchewan along with its Jansen asset, the company said on Wednesday. “Although these are at an early stage, the data acquired suggests they have the ability...
29th September 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 
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