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2013-07-11 12:20:42

SASKATOON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - K+S Potash Canada and Canadian Pacific yesterday signed an exclusive long-term volume-based contract on the transportation of potash products from K+S' Legacy Site. The contract is for potash to be moved from the Legacy Site, near Moose Jaw and Regina in Saskatchewan, to a Western Canadian port of export for overseas destinations and via CP's extensive network to domestic Canadian and US  markets. The contract was signed in K+S Potash...

2013-07-11 08:24:29

TORONTO, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - MBAC Fertilizer Corp. ("MBAC" or the "Company") (TSX:MBC and OTCQX:MBCFF) is pleased to announce that it has begun production of Single Super Phosphate ("SSP") powder at its Itafós Arraias SSP Project ("Itafós" or the "Project"). The production of the SSP powder marks an important milestone as the Company continues its transition from a developer into an integrated producer of fertilizer products in the Brazilian and Latin American markets. MBAC...

2013-07-11 08:24:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, shares in agricultural chemical companies ended mostly lower even as the broader market ended on a mixed note. The major movers in the industry included Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (USA) (NYSE: POT), Interpid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI), Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS), and CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CF). AAAResearchReports.com has...

2013-06-28 12:21:42

TSX:MBC OTCQX:MBCFF Shares Outstanding:152,029,492 Fully Diluted:161,252,908 TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - MBAC Fertilizer Corp. ("MBAC" or the "Company") (TSX:MBC and OTCQX:MBCFF) is pleased to announce that it has now received the final operating license (the "Licença de Operação" or the "Operating License") from the Tocantins State Environmental Agency ("Naturatins" or the "Agency") to operate all plants, including the sulphuric acid plant, the SSP plant and the granulation...

2013-06-21 16:21:17

SASKATOON, SK, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) announces completion of construction and commencement of operation of its state-of-the art Railcar Maintenance Facility in Saskatchewan. Canpotex invested CDN $60 million in the new facility to ensure that its railcars are efficiently maintained for the safe and timely transportation of Canpotex's Saskatchewan potash to export terminals for shipment onwards to offshore markets. This new facility provides...

2013-06-20 08:22:29

LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Changes in fertilizer use efficiency are likely to become one of the main drivers of future fertilizer demand. They will impact the global fertilizer supply and demand balance, leading to a shift in the geography of key consuming countries and regions. This is one of the major findings of Integer and LMC's latest fertilizer study Global Fertilizer Demand: The Long-term Outlook. "Nitrogen, Phosphate and Potash fertilizer application is...

2013-06-10 08:22:24

Global Plan Aims to Ensure the Continued Growth and Success of ICL Over the Next Decade Through Increased Employee Participation in the Company's Globalization Processes and the Benefits Derived From Them TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL (TASE:ICL), a multinational fertilizer and specialty chemicals company ( the "Company"), today announced that its Board of Directors approved a Long Term Incentive Plan for approximately 11,300 of its employees around the...

2013-06-07 08:21:55

Prospect Global extends rights offering to Monday, June 10, 2013 DENVER, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospect Global Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: PGRX) announced today its decision to extend its previously announced rights offering to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, June 10, 2013. Stockholders who have not exercised their rights may still do so within the extension period. Those stockholders whose shares are held through a brokerage account, bank or other nominee, will need...

2013-06-07 08:21:49

TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verde Potash (TSX: "NPK") ("Verde" or the "Company") held its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") on June 5, 2013 in Toronto at 1:00pm ET. The Company is pleased to report that all resolutions put forth at the AGM were approved. In addition, the Company appoints Mr. Leonardo Moretzsohn as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Jose Fernando Coura as a Director of the Board. The appointments bring membership on the Verde Board of...

2013-06-07 08:21:30

DUBLIN, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdxbj3/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biofertilizers Market (Nitrogen Fixing, Phosphate Solubilizing, & Potash Mobilizing) by Types, Applications & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdxbj3/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...


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2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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