- Published: Wednesday, 01 April 2009 05:00
Fertile Ground for Canadian Potash Producers
With an area the size of Belgium covered by potash permits and decades-worth of accessible resources yet untouched, Saskatchewan’s potash miners are seeding their future with billions of dollars in project investments
By Russell A. Carter, Managing Editor
Potash, one of those behind-the-scenes commodities somewhat lacking in glamour but essential for maintaining agricultural soil fertility and used in numerous industrial processes and products, moved visibly into the foreground last year as global demand for fertilizer components blossomed into an “NPK” boom driven by improved farming methods worldwide, along with a short-lived ethanol market surge in the U.S.