PotashCorp News

The new solution potash mine near Bethune, Sask. is holding its grand opening on May 2, 2017.

Multi-billion dollar potash mine opens near Bethune

By 980 CJME May 2, 2017 - 10:49am Updated: May 2, 2017 - 5:27pm

After five years of construction and billions of dollars, the K+S Legacy Project by Bethune held its grand opening Tuesday.

The solution potash mine is the first of its...

PotashCorp reported earnings of 18 cents per share in the first quarter of 2017.

PotashCorp earnings rise in Q1 report

By 650 CKOM April 27, 2017 - 1:30pm Updated: April 27, 2017 - 1:45pm

Tough decisions at PotashCorp appeared to be paying off as the company released its first-quarter earnings report for 2017.   The company reported earnings of 18 cents a share...

Randy Burton, a spokesperson for PotashCorp, said a fire was discovered at a truck parked underground in the Scissors Creek shaft parking lot around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Work resumes at Sask. potash mine after fire traps 87 workers underground

By Lauren Golosky February 2, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 11:08am

It was back to business at PotashCorp’s Rocanville mine Thursday morning after a fire disrupted operations overnight.

Randy Burton, a spokesperson for PotashCorp, said a...

PotashCorp issued a financial statement Thursday showing fourth-quarter profits for 2016 were down significantly compared to the previous year.

PotashCorp says Q4 profit hit by weak prices, low margins for its fertilizers

By The Canadian Press January 26, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: January 26, 2017 - 8:00am

SASKATOON - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has released a preliminary financial report that shows the fertilizer company's fourth-quarter earnings were down about 71...

PotashCorp's Lanigan mine will no longer go into shutdown in the new year.

PotashCorp no longer shutting down Lanigan mine in new year

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 3:08pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 3:15pm

Potash workers at the Lanigan mine were treated with Christmas cheer Thursday morning.

Lanigan was supposed to be shut down for 12 weeks beginning in February, but that'...

More than 100 miners surfaced early Tuesday after a fire at the Allan Potash mine trapped them underground.

Fire traps more than 100 miners at Allan potash mine

By Erin McNutt December 19, 2016 - 11:20pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 8:58am

Fire in a piece of machinery at the Allan PotashCorp mine trapped 114 workers for hours Monday.

PotashCorps Director of Public Relations Randy Burton told 650 CKOM the...

Analysts say Canada's potash producers have been shouldering most of the load when it comes to reducing output, as many run at 50 per cent capacity.

Analyst calls recent PotashCorp cutbacks surprising, says market improving

By 650 CKOM November 24, 2016 - 1:48pm Updated: November 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

PotashCorp's announcement this week of job cuts and production slowdowns at some of its Saskatchewan operations comes as the global fertilizer market is finally beginning to...

About 100 workers at Potash Corp.'s Cory  mine will be laid off in February.

Workers given layoff notices at Potash Corp. Cory mine

By 650 CKOM November 23, 2016 - 8:34am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 9:45am

Employees at a potash mine just outside of Saskatoon have been told they'll be laid off.   Two miners from Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan's Cory mine told 650 CKOM they got the...

At separate special meetings Nov. 3, PotashCorp shareholders voted more than 99 per cent in favour of the deal while more than 98 per cent of Agrium shareholders voted for it.

Agrium and PotashCorp shareholders overwhelmingly approve all-stock merger

By The Canadian Press November 4, 2016 - 8:06am Updated: November 4, 2016 - 8:17am

Shareholders of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an all-stock merger.

At separate special meetings Thursday,...

PotashCorp reported earnings of 10-cents-a-share for the third quarter of 2016. That's down from 34-cents-a-share for the same period last year.

PotashCorp Q3 profit plunges despite record volumes

By The Canadian Press October 27, 2016 - 12:17pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 12:30pm

SASKATOON -- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT) says it achieved record sales volumes for a third quarter, but saw its profit fall from last year due to weaker prices for...

PotashCorp and Agrium agree to merge to create dominant agricultural player

By The Canadian Press and CKOM News September 12, 2016 - 4:22pm Updated: September 12, 2016 - 4:30pm

CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have agreed to merge in a deal that would create a dominant player in the global agricultural industry worth an estimated US$...

The PotashCorp fireworks festival draws thousands of people to Saskatoon's river bank each year.

Summer in Saskatoon winds down with a bang

By 650 CKOM September 2, 2016 - 1:23pm Updated: September 2, 2016 - 1:30pm

Thousands of people will flock downtown this weekend for a perfect view of a dazzling light display.

The 9th annual PotashCorp Fireworks Festival kicks off Friday night...