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Hessentag 2013: K+S Information Booth Met with Great Interest

Jul 3, 2013

The Hessentag 2013 in Kassel was a major success. More than 1.8 million visitors opted to joint the crowds in Kassel – the largest number of visitors ever! And thousands of these visitors dropped by at the K+S information stand. more

K+S KALI GmbH at the Hessentag 2013 – Raw Materials and Fertilisers in Focus

Jun 28, 2013

This year, the 53rd Hessentag will take place in Kassel (Germany), from June14 – 23. Approximately 1.3 million visitors are expected to attend the fair. The program is extremely varied. K+S KALI GmbH will be present with an information booth at the special exhibition “Der Natur auf der Spur” (on nature’s trail). more

Injection Permit: Court Dismisses Action Brought by Gerstungen Municipality

Jun 27, 2013

Gerstungen Municipality has failed in the civil action brought by it to stop the injection of saline wastewater at the Hesse K+S sites belonging to the Werra plant. In a judgement issued on 18 June 2013, the Kassel Administrative Court refused once again to issue an order stopping the practice. more

Germany – Potash Mine Zielitz: Join Hands to Help the Area’s Flood Victims

Jun 27, 2013

Since the beginning of June, the Zielitz potash works has actively contributed to relief efforts along the Elbe and Ohre rivers. In addition to sending the location’s fire department, volunteer employees and trainees the company also provided technical equipment. more

At the beginning of June 2013, experts from all over the world discussed “Agricultural Development and Food Security - The Potential of the Potato for Africa“

Jun 26, 2013

BMZ and GIZ hosted this expert forum in Berlin. The meeting’s focus was on the potato. In this context, CIP and K+S KALI GmbH introduced their joint development efforts for food security. more

Clever idea on how to protect the environment

Jun 12, 2013

Zvonko Dzinic and Wolfgang Döll from the Werra location of the K+S KALI GmbH received two awards for their clever idea on how to better protect the environment. For their suggestion on how to save 55,000 cubic meters of saline wastewater annually they were both honored with the “Smart Employee Idea of the Year”-award. more

Chart of the Month: Germany is Rich in Resources

Jun 10, 2013

Raw materials are the starting point of the entire value chain; they serve as the foundation of our modern industrial society. In Germany, we are fortunate to have raw material deposits of international significance. more

A Thriving Research Partnership

May 22, 2013

The Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition IAPN – a co-operation between the University of Göttingen and the K+S KALI GmbH – continues to grow and to thrive. This was the unanimous opinion of both the representatives of the University and of the K+S KALI GmbH at their meeting in Göttingen, on 15 April 2013. more

Chart of the month: The ABC of deficiency symptoms – how to reliably recognize plant nutrition deficits

May 2, 2013

Every plant has an individual requirement for the supply of nutrients such as potassium, magnesium or sulphur. Our experts from K+S KALI GmbH are available to support agriculturists in the identification of deficiency symptoms. more

„Growth for Uganda“ – K+S KALI GmbH launches Aid Project in Africa

Apr 29, 2013

K+S KALI GmbH and the NGO Sasakawa Africa Association announced the launch of their joint “Growth for Uganda” African project. The goal is to develop agricultural consultancy services in the East African country. more

Chart of the month: We eat several thousand liters of water per day

Apr 4, 2013

An average Western European consumes approximately 130 liters per day: for bathing, cooking, drinking, and for a host of other daily needs. But indirect water use is so much higher than what is simply consumed. more

Injection permit for Werra potash plant confirmed: Gerstungen municipality-led applicants’ action fails before Administrative Court

Mar 28, 2013

The municipality of Gerstungen, the action group "For a Werratal worth living in" and the Association for Angling and Nature Conservation of Thuringia have finally failed before the Administrative Court of Hesse (VGH). more

Chart of the Month: Kieserit – Natural and With a Broad Range of Applications

Mar 4, 2013

We recommend Kieserite for spring application That is because it is a natural mineral that supplies plants with magnesium and sulphur that can be immediately absorbed. However, is it not just used in agriculture but also in industry. more

Roundtable Meeting at the BMZ – The challenge of feeding the world: K+S KALI GmbH continues to combat hunger and malnutrition

Feb 21, 2013

Within the framework of a roundtable meeting at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ, Berlin), K+S Board Member Gerd Grimmig met with a number of prominent figures. more

Regional council of Kassel invites to application conference for Upper Weser pipeline

Feb 19, 2013

On 19 February 2013, a first application conference on the preparation of a regional planning procedure in Hesse was held regarding a possible pipeline to the Upper Weser. more

Minister President Lieberknecht Visits Werra Potash Plant

Feb 14, 2013

Christine Lieberknecht, Thuringia’s Minister President, paid a visit to the Werra potash plant in the Hesse-Thuringian potash district today at the invitation of Norbert Steiner, the Chairman of the K+S Board of Executive Directors. more

Agriculture – The sector of the future: For the first time, K+S KALI GmbH is present with its own stand at the International Green Week 2013

Feb 7, 2013

For the first time in many years, K+S KALI GmbH again presented itself with its own information stand at the event farm in Hall 3.2 more

Economics Minister Rentsch Visits Werra Potash Plant

Feb 1, 2013

Today, Hesse’s Economics Minister Florian Rentsch paid a visit to the Werra potash plant in the Hesse-Thuringian potash district at the invitation of Norbert Steiner, the chairman of the K+S Board of Executive Directors. The visit to the Philippsthal site focussed on the extraction and processing of domestic raw materials, which constitute an important basis for our modern industrial society. more

Saint Barbara – Patron Saint for Miners: Ceremonies Held in Germany and Abroad

Jan 10, 2013

In December 2012, the traditional commemorations and church services honouring St. Barbara, patron saint of all miners and blasters, were held at potash locations in Germany and abroad (Canada). more

Chart of the Month: Magnesium Chloride Solution Offers Persistent Thaw Effect with Attractive Price-Performance-Ratio

Dec 14, 2012

At frost degrees between –9°C and –20°C application of de-icing salt pre-wetted with magnesium chloride brine is an excellent choice. more

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