- K+S KALI GmbH receives quality seal as one of “Germany’s best traineeship enterprises 2017”
- K+S AG awarded “MINT Minded Company” title once more
- K+S Potash Canada chosen as “Top Employer of Saskatchewan” once again
The Mosaic Company celebrated a significant milestone for their multi-billion dollar K3 project: reaching potash at 3,350 feet below surface on February 16, 2017. Over the last five years, Hatch has partnered with Mosaic and AMC to complete two production shafts near Esterhazy, Saskatchewan in Canada.
Today, K+S celebrates the opening of the new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests, among are the Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, and numerous local government dignitaries, representatives from suppliers and employees. During the ceremony, the mine will be handed over to the operations team. The five-year construction phase has been successfully completed and the first tonne of marketable potash is expected to be produced in June as planned.
Silver Standard signs Option Agreement with Eskay Mining to explore the SIB Project in British Columbia in Canada
Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has announced Grant Aggregate as a new distributor of Superior components products.
Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX:MND) announces the following changes to its management team, effective immediately:
Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard" or the "Company") announces that Peter Tomsett will not stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at the Company's 2017 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"), as he has decided to retire from his role as Chairman of the Board and return to Australia. The Board of Directors has appointed A. E. Michael Anglin to assume the role of Chairman, effective May 4, 2017, subject to his re-election at the Meeting to be held that day. Peter Tomsett will retire from his position of Chairman at the close of the Meeting, after serving over ten years on the Silver Standard Board of Directors. Silver Standard would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to Peter for his leadership, contribution and wise counsel during his Board tenure and especially as Chairman.
The Canadian Bauer Maschinen client Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. is carrying out the foundation work for the Parkside Square project in Toronto and in order to install the 28 m deep secant pile wall and 20 m deep single piles has opted for the latest equipment technology from Bauer: the Bauer BG 46, the most powerful rotary drilling rig currently on the market.
Gahcho Kué, the world’s largest new diamond mine in the last 13 years, officially began commercial production today (2 March 2017).
Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) has been granted a 10-year operating licence for its conversion facility in Port Hope, Ontario by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The new licence expires on February 28, 2027.
Turquoise Hill Resources announced the retirement of the Company’s Chief Financial Officer Steeve Thibeault effective May 23, 2017. Turquoise Hill is in the process of initiating a search for Mr. Thibeault’s successor. An announcement will be made in due course.
Alacer Gold Corp. announces unaudited full-year 2016 production results and 2017 production and cost guidance.
The Big Nickel is the world’s largest coin weighing close to 13 tonnes. It is more than 64.5 million times the size of the standard Canadian five-cent piece, and stands proudly marking the location of Sudbury, Ontario. The monument symbolizes the great history and wealth of nickel production in the area.
Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") today announced that Mr. Paul Wright will retire from his position of President and Chief Executive Officer following the Company's 2017 Annual General Meeting in April 2017.
Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN, OTCQX: IVPAF), and Lars-Eric Johansson, Chief Executive Officer, congratulated Sello Kekana and Dr. David Broughton, two key members of the Ivanhoe Mines exploration team, who have received the prestigious 2016 Colin Spence Award for excellence in global mineral exploration from the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC).
Not a day goes by that we don't hear of the construction of a new highway, a mine undergoing a project expansion, or rumours of a new technology poised to reduce our carbon emissions. Engineering at its best is all around us! The Association of Consulting Engineering Canada (ACEC) hosted the National Leadership Conference this October in Ottawa, Canada.
Hatch’s work on Arctic diamond project shines bright, winning 2016 Project of the Year Award
Hatch is pleased to announce it’s been granted a new patent for potash and mineral salt pond crystallization – the only filed patent that has been validated to increase production over the “conventional wisdom” approach that is typically used today.
Bauer Foundations Canada Inc. carried out the foundation works for the two main structures – new Champlain Bridge and Nun's Island Bridge between Montreal and Nun's Island in eastern Canada.
The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement:
“Investing in infrastructure is about investing in people and communities. Closing the unacceptable gaps in quality housing, clean drinking water and better schools is essential and a priority for our government.