Here's a brief look at two juniors working on phosphate projects in Canada.
Australia’s South Boulder Mines announced a 50/50 joint venture agreement with the Eritrean National Mining Corporation for its Colluli potash project in Eritrea.
Sirius Minerals is working on developing its world-class polyhalite deposit in the UK.
Potash Investing News spoke with Potash Ridge's president and CEO, Guy Bentinck, about the market for sulfate of potash and the unique characteristics of the company's Blawn Mountain project.
Reuters reported that Russian Uralkali may delay two of its potash project expansions, potentially for a decade, depending on the course of action taken by BHP Billiton.
Red Moon Potash Inc. (TSXV:RMK) announced that it will proceed with a non-brokered private placement worth $250,000 with Vulcan Minerals Inc., a related party.
Allana Potash (TSX:AAA) has received approval from the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines for its Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment. Approval of the ESHIA is an important step in the process to the granting of the mining license for the Danakil Potash Project.
IC Potash Corp. (TSX:ICP,OTCQX:ICPTF) provided an update on the advancement of its Ochoa Sulphate of Potash Project in Lea County, New Mexico.
Potash Ridge (TSX:PRK) President & CEO Guy Bentinck spoke with the Investing News Network at PDAC in Toronto on low risk surface mining for bauxite and potash in Utah. On advice to investors, Guy says "look for opportunities that have sound fundamentals behind them."
Potash West NL (ASX:PWN,OTCQX:PWNNY) Managing Director Patrick McManus speaks with Investing News Network on the Dandaragan Trough Project in Western Australia and their proprietary K-Max processing process.
Passport Potash (TSXV:PPI) President Joshua Bleak spoke with the Investing News Network at PDAC in Toronto on shallow potash mining in Arizona. On advice to investors, Joshua talks about how important jurisdiction is in derisking projects
EPM Mining Ventures Inc. (TSXV:EPK) CEO, Lance D'Ambrosio speaks with Investing News Network on the Company's Sevier Lake Project in Utah and explains the difference between sulfate of potash and muriate of potash, as well as the solar evaporation extraction process.
BBC News reported that the Ministry of Defence in the U.K. will withdraw its objections to Sirius Minerals' potash mine near RAF Fylingdales radar base, which they had voiced on concerns that sensitive equipment at the base might be damaged by ground vibrations
The Financial Post reported that CP is scrambling to contain an oil leak when one of their trains derailed in Saskatchewan, after a similar incident over the weekend. As quoted in the market report:
Mining Weekly reported that last month's shareholder meeting in which Jana Partners expected to be voted to the board of Agrium, but instead got swept out of the vote altogether bring to light the emergence of likely proxy battles for mining companies in the current environment.
The Leader Post reported that some economists fear that the robust potash industry in Canada is leading to over-investment.