Mining in Saskatchewan centres around two major commodities: potash and uranium. Saskatchewan is the second largest producer of potash in the world and, according to the Saskatchewan Mining Association, the province is the world leader in uranium production. Watch for our upcoming issue of Mining & Exploration this year that will take an in-depth look at the Saskatchewan mining scene.
Recent Saskatchewan articles
- Keeping Saskatchewan’s proposed new potash mine clean and green
Greg Vogelsang has been a key player in an agreement to use recycled water from Regina at the Milestone potash project.by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
- Claude Resources pours its one millionth ounce of gold at Seabee
Hard work and dedication have made Claude Resources the leading gold-mining company in Saskatchewan.by Karen Kornelsen
- Structures designed with the mining industry in mind
With building enclosure systems that include fabric buildings and drilling rig enclosures, Norseman’s structures are specifically designed for industrial use.by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
- SRK Consulting sees huge potential in Saskatchewan
Consultants look after environmental licensing and permits, environmental management, rock mechanics and engineeringin the areas of mine waste management.by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
- New agreement makes it easier to sell Saskatchewan uranium to China
Stephen Harper announces a new trade protocol for the radioactive metal.by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
- Fission Energy
Fission Energy has been injecting cash into the uranium industry while the markets are recovering.
- Bumper crop of corn threatens potash prices
PotashCorp in Saskatchewan has instigated an extension of its Christmas shutdown in an effort to stabilize prices.by Gail Jansen
- A takeover waiting to happen?
Think the story of BHP’s takeover of PotashCorp ends with its failed attempt in 2010? Think again, say analysts.by Gail Jansen
- Rocking the royalty boat
Will Saskatchewan follow Alberta and restructure the royalties owed by resource companies?by Gail Jansen
- First nation launches $10 billion lawsuit
The George Gordon First Nation filed a $10 billion claim with provincial and federal governments regarding potash and oil properties bordering its territory.by Gail Jansen