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Randy Burton, a spokesperson for PotashCorp, said a fire was discovered at a truck parked underground in the Scissors Creek shaft parking lot around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Work resumes at Sask. potash mine after fire traps 87 workers underground

By Lauren Golosky February 2, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 11:30am

It was back to business at PotashCorp’s Rocanville mine Thursday morning after a fire disrupted operations overnight.

Randy Burton, a spokesperson for PotashCorp, said a...

PotashCorp issued a financial statement Thursday showing fourth-quarter profits for 2016 were down significantly compared to the previous year.

PotashCorp says Q4 profit hit by weak prices, low margins for its fertilizers

By The Canadian Press January 26, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: January 26, 2017 - 7:58am

SASKATOON - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has released a preliminary financial report that shows the fertilizer company's fourth-quarter earnings were down about 71...

PotashCorp's Lanigan mine will no longer go into shutdown in the new year.

PotashCorp no longer shutting down Lanigan mine in new year

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 3:08pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 4:21pm

Potash workers at the Lanigan mine were treated with Christmas cheer Thursday morning.

Lanigan was supposed to be shut down for six weeks beginning in January, but that'...

More than 100 miners surfaced early Tuesday after a fire at the Allan Potash mine trapped them underground.

Fire traps more than 100 miners at Allan potash mine

By Erin McNutt December 19, 2016 - 11:20pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 8:18am

Fire in a piece of machinery at the Allan PotashCorp mine trapped 114 workers for hours Monday.

PotashCorps Director of Public Relations Randy Burton told 650 CKOM the...

Analysts say Canada's potash producers have been shouldering most of the load when it comes to reducing output, as many run at 50 per cent capacity.

Analyst calls recent PotashCorp cutbacks surprising, says market improving

By 650 CKOM November 24, 2016 - 1:48pm Updated: November 24, 2016 - 1:48pm

PotashCorp's announcement this week of job cuts and production slowdowns at some of its Saskatchewan operations comes as the global fertilizer market is finally beginning to...

140 workers at Potash Corp's Cory  mine will be laid off in February.

140 workers given layoff notices at PotashCorp Cory mine

By 650 CKOM November 23, 2016 - 8:34am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 12:21pm

Employees at a potash mine just outside of Saskatoon have been told they'll be laid off.   Two miners from Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan's Cory mine told 650 CKOM they got...

At separate special meetings Nov. 3, PotashCorp shareholders voted more than 99 per cent in favour of the deal while more than 98 per cent of Agrium shareholders voted for it.

Agrium and PotashCorp shareholders overwhelmingly approve all-stock merger

By The Canadian Press November 4, 2016 - 8:06am Updated: November 4, 2016 - 8:06am

Shareholders of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an all-stock merger.

At separate special meetings Thursday,...

PotashCorp reported earnings of 10-cents-a-share for the third quarter of 2016. That's down from 34-cents-a-share for the same period last year.

PotashCorp Q3 profit plunges despite record volumes

By The Canadian Press October 27, 2016 - 12:17pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 12:17pm

SASKATOON -- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT) says it achieved record sales volumes for a third quarter, but saw its profit fall from last year due to weaker prices for...

PotashCorp and Agrium agree to merge to create dominant agricultural player

By The Canadian Press and 650 CKOM September 12, 2016 - 4:22pm Updated: September 12, 2016 - 4:50pm

CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have agreed to merge in a deal that would create a dominant player in the global agricultural industry worth an estimated US$...

The PotashCorp fireworks festival draws thousands of people to Saskatoon's river bank each year.

Summer in Saskatoon winds down with a bang

By 650 CKOM September 2, 2016 - 1:20pm Updated: September 2, 2016 - 1:23pm

Thousands of people will flock downtown this weekend for a perfect view of a dazzling light display.

The 9th annual PotashCorp Fireworks Festival kicks off Friday night...

It's Alberta versus Saskatchewan in a race to host a new company that may result from a big merger in the potash industry

PotashCorp, Agrium win as provinces compete for possible head office: analyst

By Bryn Levy August 31, 2016 - 3:39pm Updated: September 1, 2016 - 6:39am

It's Alberta versus Saskatchewan in a race to host a giant company that could emerge from a merger between Agrium and PotashCorp, and a Canadian business expert says that's...

Agrium and PotashCorp. are in talks that could see the two companies merge.

Sask. premier weighs in on possible potash merger

By 650 CKOM August 30, 2016 - 1:13pm Updated: August 30, 2016 - 1:51pm

Premier Brad Wall is paying close attention to a potential merger between Agrium and PotashCorp. of Saskatchewan.

On Tuesday, Potash Corp. and Calgary-based Agrium ...