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Mosaic to halt muriate of potash output in New Mexico

US fertiliser producer Mosaic said on Wednesday that it would permanently halt production of muriate of potash at its Carlsbad, New Mexico mine due to the quality of ore and age of the facility. The Minnesota-based company said in a regulatory...
24th July 2014

Richardson gets Canada nod to buy some Glencore assets

Canadian grain handler Richardson International said on Thursday it has received approval from Canada's Competition Bureau for its C$800-million purchase of some country elevators, port grain-terminal space and processing plants from Glencore...
21st December 2012

Viterra opens up for bidding war, shares jump

Canada's largest grain handler, Viterra, said on Thursday it has opened its books to potential buyers, setting the stage for a possible bidding war and sending its shares 10 percent higher. Viterra said it has established a process for...
16th March 2012

Saskatchewan premier shuns BHP golden share

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said on Thursday he doesn't want a golden share in BHP Billiton's potash business as a means of easing the Canadian province's concerns about the Anglo-Australian miner's $39 billion takeover bid for Potash Corp. A...
28th October 2010

HudBay halts Manitoba mine, concentrator

Base-metals miner HudBay Minerals will suspend operations at its Chisel North zinc mine and concentrator in Snow Lake, Manitoba, because of low metals prices and the economic downturn, the company announced on Friday.
9th January 2009

San Gold names new COO

TSX Venture Exchange-listed San Gold has appointed Ian Berzins as the firm's new COO, effective May 1.
1st May 2008
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