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Short-time working ended: Potash production in Unterbreizbach recommenced

Nov 29, 2013

K+S will recommence production at the Unterbreizbach site on 2 December. After an expansion of underground extraction operations to further parts of the mine, in which a gas eruption had occurred on 1 October, sufficient quantities of crude salt are again available for the above-ground processing plants to be started up. more

Preparation for the Second International Conference on Nutrition: Nutrient content is important for nutrition

Nov 26, 2013

Not only is calorie intake decisive for nutrition, but also the question of what level of nutrients people consume. This was emphasised by Prof. Dr. Andreas Gransee of K+S KALI GmbH at the “Preparatory Technical Meeting” for the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in mid-November in Rome. more

Unterbreizbach mine: Partial operation resumed underground

Nov 11, 2013

After the mine disaster in the Unterbreizbach mine, crude salt extraction was partially resumed on 11 November. Production at the Unterbreizbach factory is not expected to start before the end of November. more

Global Soil Week: K+S KALI GmbH stresses the importance of minerals for soil fertility

Nov 8, 2013

Fertile soil is one of the most important resources worldwide. Approaches to preserving soil fertility were discussed during Global Soil Week at the end of October in Berlin. In an expert panel, K+S KALI GmbH contributed its knowledge of the role played by the supply of minerals. more

Chart of the Month: The number of audits has more than doubled

Nov 5, 2013

Increasing requirements have caused the number of audits conducted at K+S KALI GmbH to more than double during the past four years. more

“Growth for Uganda”: K+S KALI GmbH hands over mobile training centre for smallholders in Uganda

Oct 23, 2013

Today, with the handover of the mobile training centre, the involvement of K+S KALI GmbH in the Sasakawa Global Agriculture 2000 Project (SG2000) will enter its next phase. more

Potash extraction and production at the Unterbreizbach site are at a standstill for the time being

Oct 11, 2013

From today’s perspective, the exceptionally strong gas eruption at the Unterbreizbach mine on 1 October no longer permits the resumption of crude salt extraction before the beginning of November. more

K+S Chairman Steiner visits the accident site: “This is a time for reflection”

Oct 2, 2013

“This has had a profound impact on our more than 14,000 employees. We are in mourning together with the relatives of the miners who tragically lost their lives,” said Norbert Steiner, the chairman of the K+S Board of Executive Directors, speaking at the site of the accident in Unterbreizbach. more

Saline Water Pipeline - Neuhof-Philippsthal: Operational Launch Provides Relief

Oct 2, 2013

The transportation of saline waste water by truck from the Neuhof-Ellers plant on the banks of the Werra has ended after six years. With the launching of the operation of the pipeline from Neuhof to Philippsthal on 4 October, the transitional solution will now be replaced with a state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly means of transportation. more

K+S KALI GmbH shows its support for development research by officially sponsoring the 2013 Tropentag

Oct 2, 2013

This year K+S KALI GmbH has again committed to supporting the international Tropentag as an official sponsor, thereby contributing to research in the fields of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide. more

Werra potash plant: Three miners die following carbon dioxide leak at Unterbreizbach mine

Oct 1, 2013

Three miners aged 24, 50 and 56 died at the Unterbreizbach mine after a blast-ing operation caused the leakage of carbon dioxide at 13:10. K+S expresses its heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved. more

„Growth for Uganda”: K+S KALI GmbH is committed to food security in Uganda

Sep 19, 2013

Following the starting point in April, the project was officially launched in Uganda on 19th July in the presence of the Ugandan Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Rwamirama Bright, and Dr. Ernst Andres, Member Board of Management K+S KALI GmbH. more

K+S KALI GmbH supports young scientists

Sep 18, 2013

As one of the main sponsors of the IPNC´13 XVII. International Plant Nutrition Colloquium held from 19th to 22nd of August 2013 in Istanbul, K+S KALI GmbH made it possible for young international scientists to participate in this conference. more

Chart of the Month: For optimum frost protection – potassium and magnesium increase winter hardiness

Sep 17, 2013

Severe frosts may present considerable risks to crops. But there are highly effective protective measures against winterkill, winter desiccation and frost heaves. more

Chart of the Month: Asia Dominates Worldwide Container Traffic

Aug 14, 2013

Approximately two thirds of the container transport segment’s total turnover were generated on Asian-European, Transpacific and intra-Asian shipping routes. K+S KALI GmbH also ships most of its container transports to the world’s largest continent. more

At an International Conference in Kenya K+S KALI GmbH Shares Its Knowledge on Balanced Potato Nutrition

Jul 24, 2013

Potassium and magnesium raise yield and quality of potatoes, thereby improving the food security in Africa. By providing information on the proper, balanced nutrition of this crop at the conference of the African Potato Association (APA) K+S KALI GmbH makes an important contribution to food and nutrition security. more

Potash Works Neuhof-Ellers: 35 Years Bergmannskapelle Neuhof

Jul 23, 2013

Its repertoire ranges from traditional brass tunes to special arrangements of catchy pop hits – we’re talking about the Bergmannskapelle Neuhof, this year celebrating its 35th birthday. Interestingly, the instrumentation is still the same as it was at its foundation. In order to celebrate its birthday the music ensemble organized a Miners’ Day on 6 July 2013, in Neuhof. more

K+S Potash Canada and Canadian Pacific Sign Deal on Rail Logistics

Jul 11, 2013

Saskatoon SK - K+S Potash Canada, a fully owned subsidiary of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, and Canadian Pacific signed an exclusive long-term volume-based contract on the transportation of potash products from K+S’ Legacy Site. more

Chart of the Month: Rich in Resources but Poorly Managed?

Jul 9, 2013

Germany is a country rich in natural resources. Increasingly, however, resource extraction has to compete with other land use interests. As a consequence, planning removes many valuable deposits from future extraction. more

K+S KALI GmbH – Change of personnel

Jul 8, 2013

In connection with change of personnel, Jean-Louis David will take over the newly created position of Chief Operative Officer (COO) at K+S North America Salt Holdings LLC in Chicago from 1 August 2013. more

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