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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

K+S KALI GmbH Offered Own Session on Fertilisation at the Tropentag 2012

Dec 7, 2012

Once again, the K+S KALI GmbH supported the Tropentag conference, which this year was held in Göttingen. But for the very first time, the company presented its own session, under the heading of “Mineral fertilisation and resilience of cropping systems”. more

Disposal of saline wastewater – Werra potash plant:
The new discharge permit – a further important step

Nov 30, 2012

Kassel regional council today granted K+S KALI GmbH approval for the discharge of saline wastewater into the Werra for a further eight years, until 31 December 2020. The new permit is based on the discharge volumes applied for by K+S, but it specifies a step-by-step plan as of December 2015 to reduce the currently valid threshold values. more

Designated Director General of IFA Visits K+S

Nov 23, 2012

In October 2012 Charlotte Hebebrand visited K+S. In January 2013, Ms. Hebebrand will succeed Luc Maene as the Director General of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) in Paris. more

Chart of the Month: Magnesium Reduces Stress

Nov 8, 2012

The mineral magnesium plays an important role in livestock nutrition. A sufficient supply of magnesium will help to reduce animal stress. more

Personnel Changes

Nov 7, 2012

In the course of personnel changes, Dr. Josef Wiebel assumed responsibility for the Fertilizer Sales Europe unit of K+S KALI GmbH, Kassel, on 1 November 2012. more

Investment in New Production Plant Enhances the Zielitz Potash Plant’s Sustainability

Nov 2, 2012

The K+S KALI GmbH will invest approximately 21 million euros in the construction of a new production plant at its Zielitz location in Saxony-Anhalt, which from 2014 on will produce high-purity potassium chloride (KCl 99) in a compacted form. more

Investment in New Production Plant Enhances the Zielitz Potash Plant’s Sustainability

Nov 2, 2012

The K+S KALI GmbH will invest approximately 21 million euros in the construction of a new production plant at its Zielitz location in Saxony-Anhalt, which from 2014 on will produce high-purity potassium chloride (KCl 99) in a compacted form. more

Chart of the Month: Potassium is Vital for Human Health

Oct 5, 2012

Potassium is present in every cell of the human body, and is responsible for balancing our fluid balance. more

Chart of the Month: Grain Supplies Increasingly Scarce

Sep 7, 2012

Worldwide, the ratio of grain supplies and grain use has in the past decades narrowed considerably. This is signified by the “Stocks-to-Use”-ratio. more

360 million euro for package of water protection measures: Comprehensive steel construction works completed in Unterbreizbach – Space for new facilities

Aug 31, 2012

Today’s topping-out ceremony at the Unterbreizbach location of the Werra works celebrated the completion of the comprehensive steel construction works. The significantly expanded factory building now offers ample space for a new plant for cold preliminary decomposition (CPD), which will be an essential component of the extensive package of water protection measures K+S will implement. The objective is to totally recover the process wastewaters generated at Unterbreizbach, so that in future direct wastewater discharge or injection will no longer be necessary. more

Norbert Steiner is the New President of APEP

Aug 30, 2012

APEP, the European Association of Potash Producers (“Association des Producteurs Européens de Potasse”) elected Norbert Steiner, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesell-schaft, as its new president. more

Decision of the administrative court of Kassel:
No stop to injection of saline waste water

Aug 9, 2012

“For the Company, for our employees, for our customers and for the whole region, it is good news that production at the Werra plant is continuing”, says Dr. Ralf Diekmann, managing director of K+S KALI GmbH. more

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