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K+S Shoots Down Proposed Acquisition by PotashCorp

Germany's K+S has rejected a proposed acquisition by PotashCorp. "The proposed transaction does not reflect the fundamental value of K+S and is not in the best interest of the company," the company said Thursday in a statement.

K+S Shares Up 30 Percent on PotashCorp Takeover Offer

PotashCorp confirmed that it has made a friendly proposal to negotiate terms to acquire Germany's K+S. The company does not intend to provide further comment on the matter until it is appropriate to do so, or until a formal agreement has been reached.

Uralkali Contract with Indian Company Could Stimulate Potash Demand

On Friday, Uralkali signed a deal with Indian Potash, agreeing to the sale of 800,000 tonnes of potassium chloride for $332 per tonne. That's a $10 increase from last year's contract, but not as much as Uralkali had hoped.

3 Top-gaining Potash Mining Stocks on the TSX/TSXV

The first quarter of 2015 hasn't been the most positive for the potash space. Still, some fertilizer companies have managed to see major share price gains, with a couple increasing by over 50 percent year-to-date. Here's a look at the three big gainers on the TSX and TSXV so far this year and what they've done to get the attention of investors.