Nearby Location News
Western Potash Awards Engineering and Procurement Services Agreement and Subsurface Well Design Agreement for the Milestone Pilot Plant Project 2016-04-21
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2016) - Western Potash Corp. (TSX:WPX)(FRANKFURT:AHE) (the "Western", "the Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Milestone Potash Corp. has awarded the Engineering Services Agreement to Amec Foster Wheeler ("Amec") for the next stage engineering of the Milestone Pilot Plant Project in Saskatchewan. Also, the Agreement to provide Pilot Well Subsurface Design has been awarded to Agapito Associates Inc. ("Agapito")
BHP cuts 76 Canada jobs, keeps building potash mine 2015-12-06Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton will cut 76 jobs from its Canadian potash operations due to low commodity prices, a company spokesperson said on Friday. Work continues on sinking and lining shafts at BHP's Jansen Saskatchewan potash mine, according to the spokesperson.
Karnalyte Resources Inc. Provides Update on Operations 2015-07-14
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 14, 2015) - Karnalyte Resources Inc. ("Karnalyte" or the "Company") (TSX:KRN) announces that the Company is restarting its operations at Wynyard, Saskatchewan to develop its Carnallite project (the "Project").
Western Potash Delivers Scoping Study for Scalable Pilot Plant at Milestone 2015-07-02
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 2, 2015) - Western Potash Corp. (TSX:WPX)(FRANKFURT:AHE) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of a Scoping Study for a Pilot Plant Scale Selective Solution Mining Operation (the "Pilot Study") on the Company's 100% owned Milestone property in southern Saskatchewan (the "Project"). The Pilot Study is a preliminary economic assessment and was prepared by Novopro Projects Inc. in conjunction with Agapito Associates Inc. The Pilot Study outlines how the Company may effectively exploit the Milestone asset through reduced targeted levels of potential production, using innovative selective potash solution mining techniques, while projecting a reduced CAPEX and competitive OPEX. The Pilot Study includes a resource estimate for the study area.
General 2015-05-10Construction of the potash mine began in June 2012 and production is expected to commence from 2016. Production of potassium chloride (KCl) from the mine is anticipated to reach two million tonnes (Mt) in 2017. Legacy potash mine has an estimated mine life of more than 55 years and the project is expected to involve a capital cost of C$3.25bn and create more than 300 construction jobs.