Potash is the new safe haven sector to hedge against market volatility

Panic descended on the markets last week. The selloff on Wall Street and other major exchanges was not especially dramatic, but it was sustained as investors reacted – with just a little panic – to signs of a global economic … Continue reading

Verde Potash: Public Funding Received to Expand ThermoPotash Development Activities

October 6, 2014 (Source: CNW) – Verde Potash (TSX: “NPK”) (“Verde” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (“CNPq”, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico) has awarded Dr. Gaspar Korndörfer, Professor at … Continue reading

Potash Ridge Enters Into Offtake and Marketing Arrangement for Sulphuric Acid Production from Its Blawn Mountain Sulphate of Potash Project

October 3, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) – Potash Ridge Corporation (“Potash Ridge” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:PRK)(OTCQX:POTRF) today announced that a subsidiary of Potash Ridge has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding regarding a potential offtake and marketing arrangement (the “Arrangement”) with a … Continue reading

Rumored merger between Yara International and CF Industries could shake up potash market

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara International announced, this week, that it has entered talks with US-based CF Industries (an ammonia and nitrogen production giant) for a possible merger. Should the two companies reach a deal, it would be a merger of … Continue reading

Higher Uralkali sales and global trend suggest higher potash prices for 2015

Russian fertilizer giant Uralkali, a year after shaking the potash market by terminating its strategic pricing alliance (BPC) with the Belarusian potash concern Belaruskali announced that it expects better results for the final quarter of 2014. Global potash sales have … Continue reading

Allana Potash Initiates Preliminary Economic Assessment on Production of Sulphate of Potash (SOP)

September 8, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) – Allana Potash Corp. (TSX:AAA) (“Allana” or the “Company”) announces that it has engaged ERCOSPLAN Ingenieurgesellschaft Geotechnik und Bergbau (“ERCOSPLAN”) to complete a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) on Kainitite resources that may be amenable to SOP … Continue reading

Sennen Potash Corporation: Permitting Complete, New Leases Acquired & Drilling to Commence Shortly

August 26, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) – Sennen Potash Corporation (TSX VENTURE:SN) (“Sennen” or the “Company”), along with its partners, Paradox Basin Resource Corp., is pleased to provide a project update on the Monument Potash Project (“Monument”) in South East Utah and … Continue reading

Western agricultural and potash sectors suffers more from anti-Russia sanctions than Russia itself

Russia has delivered a textbook response to the growing list of sanctions that the West and NATO countries have adopted, with more or less conviction, over its inevitable interventions in the Ukrainian civil war. Russia has banned food imports from … Continue reading