According to Reuters, Canadian Pacific Railways Ltd is considering deals to increase crude-by-rail shipments this year, following profits in 4Q17 that surpassed analyst’s estimates.
Fertilizer news updates
Corfo – the Chilean development agency – has reached an agreement with Lithium company SQM, bringing an end to a dispute over royalties in Chile’s Salar de Atacama.
Yara International ASA has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tata Chemicals’ urea business in India.
China’s National Development & Reform Commission has asked local governments and companies to help ensure both stable prices and supplies of fertilizer for upcoming spring planting.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is planning to sell 176 088 630 ordinary shares of Israel Chemicals Ltd in a private secondary offering, subject to customary closing conditions.
Kropz SA (Pty) Ltd has announced that Ian Harebottle has been appointed Group CEO, and will commence his new role on 28 March 2018 after seeing out the rest of his contract with Gemfields plc.
BCI Minerals Ltd and Kalium Lakes Ltd – the owners of the Carnegie Potash Project – have announced that brine analysis results for the initial auger sampling programme have been completed.
Current Water Technologies Inc. has announced that it has closed the acquisition of Pumptronics Inc. by acquiring 100% of the issued share capital.
GPO, G2X Energy Inc. and CFEn have announced that they have entered into a 15-year natural gas transportation and supply contract in support of a new Mexican fertilizer plant.
mPrest has announced that it has been awarded a first-of-its-kind smart agriculture project by precision agriculture company Netafim.
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SafeTraces Inc. has announced that the world’s first DNA-based traceability system for fertilizer has been delivered to 20 manufacturers in an unnamed NATO member country.
GrowMax Resources Corp. has announced that its subsidiary, Americas Potash Peru S.A., has entered into a phosphate rock offtake agreement with Kisan International Trading FZE.
Vale has announced that it has completed the sale of its fertilizer business to Mosaic in accordance with the terms disclosed in the press release on 2 January 2018.
ATS Group LLC has announced that it has acquired Willbros Tank Services from Houston-based Willbros Group Inc.
Crystal Peak Minerals Inc. has released a statement claiming that it has appointed John Mansanti as President and CEO.
Bunge Ltd has released a statement claiming that Vinita Bali has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Nutrien Ltd has released a statement claiming that the merger of equals between Agrium Inc. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has been successfully completed.
ENPAR Technologies Inc. has released a statement claiming that it has officially changed its name to Current Water Technologies Inc.
Vale has announced that the sale of Vale Fertilizantes to the Mosaic Co. is expected to close on or around 8 January 2018.
PotashCorp and Agrium have received clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission and have obtained all regulatory approvals required to close their proposed merger of equals transaction.
Stamicarbon has released a statement announcing that it has signed licensing and equipment supply contracts with Jiujiang Xinlianxin Fertilizer Co. Ltd for a new ultra-low energy urea plant.
Miles Buckhurst, Jotun, Norway, looks at the issue of corrosion under insulation in the fertilizer industry.
Gordon Cope, World Fertilizer contributing editor, asks if relief is finally on the way for a stagnating fertilizer industry.
Lynn Wang, Integer, China, explains how supply-side structural reform will promote capacity upgrades in the Chinese fertilizer industry.