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Prices for potash, a commodity used in fertilizers as well as cement production, are continuing to rise. As developing countries continue to rely on potash for agricultural gains, Western exploration and mining companies will have to keep up. Read more…
The potash market is primarily controlled by Canpotex and Belarusian Potash Company (BPC). Canpotex is the marketing arm for North American potash producers, responsible for negotiating the long term contracts with potash consumers such as China and India. Read more . . .
Potash, a general term that refers to potassium fertilizers used in agriculture, is a naturally occurring element that is concentrated mainly in the northern hemisphere, though it is found in areas of the southern hemisphere as well. Geologists speculate that potash was formed when inland saltwater seas evaporated millions of years ago, leaving a concentration of salt that crystallized and settled, separating from potash. Eventually, these deposits were covered by water-impervious clay strata, preventing them from dissolving. Potash is now used around the world as a fertilizer. Read more . . .
This glossary covers investing in junior resource companies. For the experienced investor or the newbie, you should find everything you need here. If not, let us know and we’ll research and add what you’re looking for. Read more . . .