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Bethune Potash Plant: The First Potash Ship Is on Its Way to Customers

Oct 25, 2017

On October 24, the first ship carrying potash fertilizers from the K+S Potash Canada’s (KSPC) Bethune mine (Saskatchewan, Canada) left it’s potash handling and storage facility at Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, Vancouver. more

Injection Permit: K+S Begins Negotiations with the BUND on a Settlement

Oct 20, 2017

After holding successful exploratory talks, K+S and the Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e.V. (BUND - Federation for Environment and Nature Conservation Germany) have agreed to shortly commence negotiations aimed at reaching a settlement. The goal is to end the legal dispute over the injection permit. more

Volunteering To Serve the Community: Minister President Dr. Haseloff Presents Mine Rescue Service Badges of Honor

Oct 11, 2017

Today, 10 miners from the Zielitz potash plant and the esco salt mine in Bernburg were awarded gold and silver mine rescue service badges of honor, endowed by the federal president, for 20 and 15 years of mine rescue service. The awards were presented by Minister President Dr. Reiner Haseloff at a ceremony held in the state chancellery at Magdeburg. more

Potash Transports from Bethune Mine: First Unit Train Arrives at K+S’s Port Facility in Vancouver

Sep 28, 2017

Yesterday, the first large rail transport with a total of 122 rail cars from the Bethune mine in Saskatchewan has arrived at K+S’s potash handling and storage facility in the port of Vancouver (Port Moody). more

Minister President Bouffier visits the Werra Verbund plant

Sep 20, 2017

Today Volker Bouffier, Minister President of Hesse, visited the Werra Verbund plant to get informed about the current economic situation of the potash district and, at the same time, praised the efforts made by the company to make production even more environmentally friendly by using the latest technology. A focal point was progress on conducting a new kainite crystallization and flotation facility (KCF) to further reduce wastewater. more

K+S Opens New Potash Port Facility In Vancouver

Aug 28, 2017

Today, K+S and partner Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) will jointly celebrate the opening of a new potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, one of Vancouver’s ports. Following the launch of production at the new K+S Bethune potash plant in June, this means a further important milestone has been reached. more

Exploring the Potash Deposit in Connection with Planning the Future of the Zielitz Potash Plant

Aug 24, 2017

Following preparations that lasted close to a year, August 22 saw the launch of drilling works to explore the western section of the “Scholle von Calvörde” potash deposit. more

K+S Receives Award for Outstanding Career Opportunities

Aug 23, 2017

The German magazines Focus and Focus Money have awarded K+S two Deutschlandtest seals of approval for outstanding career opportunities for college graduates and engineers. more

Minister Zypries Learns About Investment in Environmental Protection and Is Impressed by a Product Range in Demand Worldwide

Aug 11, 2017

Federal Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries paid a visit to the Werra Verbund plant today at the invitation of Dr. Burkhard Lohr, chairman of the K+S Board of Executive Directors. The visit focused on the use of domestic raw materials as well as the efforts being made by K+S to ensure that production is environmentally friendly. more

Promising settlement discussions: K+S and Gerstungen want to end conflict

Jul 21, 2017

The Thuringian municipality of Gerstungen and K+S want to set aside their long-standing dispute. The aim of the already ongoing discussions is to conclude an agreement. The paramount issues are securing long-term drinking water provision for the municipality and simultaneously ending the legal dispute. more

Most modern potash facility in the world: Bethune mine produced first tonnes of potash

Jun 12, 2017

Earlier than lately expected K+S has produced the first tonnes of marketable potash in its new Bethune potash mine in Canada (Province of Saskatchewan) this weekend. more

Expansion of the specialty business: K+S Completes Al Biariq Share Purchase in Saudi Arabia

Jun 1, 2017

Today, K+S successfully completed the 30% share purchase of Al Biariq for Fertilizer Plant Co., Ltd in Saudi Arabia announced on December 19, 2016. more

Merkers Adventure Mine: Special location draws many visitors

May 30, 2017

Since the “world of the white gold” opened in 1991, it has received very many visitors and today saw the 1.8 millionth arrive at the former potash mine. more

K+S Collects Several Awards as Attractive Employer

May 26, 2017

Several K+S Group companies recently collected awards for their high quality standards as employers and as enterprise providing traineeships. Business magazine Focus Money awarded K+S KALI GmbH a quality seal as one of “Germany’s best traineeship enterprises in 2017.” more

Grand Opening of Legacy: Ceremonial opening of the new potash mine in Canada

May 2, 2017

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. more

Two additional storage basins: Production at the Werra plant stabilized further

Mar 24, 2017

From today’s perspective, there can be full production at all sites of the Werra plant at least until mid-May. Further flexibility of waste water management is now being achieved as a result of the commissioning of two new storage basins at the Wintershall site. more

Bernburg Gas Storage Site: Gas Cavern to be Flooded with Saline Solution from Potash Production at the Werra plant

Feb 17, 2017

In connection with the shutting down and long-term securing of a VNG Gasspeicher GmbH (VGS) gas cavern, K+S KALI GmbH has started to transport saturated saline water from potash production at the Werra plant to Bernburg. The appropriate permit has now been issued by the Saxony-Anhalt State Authority for Geology and Mining. more

Werra Plant: Hattorf site temporarily resumes production

Feb 14, 2017

The Hattorf site of the Werra plant will resume full production on February 15th, 2017. However, current weather forecasts indicate that full production is probably only ensured for seven days. more

Werra Potash Plant: Spectacular hinging of major KCF components

Feb 8, 2017

At the Hattorf site of the Werra potash plant huge components were installed in the steel structure. The largest unit, a heat exchanger, weighs 110 tonnes. The KCF project continues to be on schedule. more

K+S commissions K-UTEC to carry out a concept and feasibility study

Feb 1, 2017

K+S KALI GmbH has commissioned K-UTEC Salt Technologies AG of Sondershausen to develop an additional concept for extracting further products from the processing of saline wastewater. more

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