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Chart of the Month: Solution Mining in Canada

Aug 3, 2012

With Potash One, K+S has acquired several potash exploration licenses in the Canadian region of Saskatchewan. The extraction of the raw materials will begin in 2015, using the mining technology of solution mining. more

Chart of the Month July: The World is Losing Ground

Jul 3, 2012

Worldwide, 4.9 billion hectares of land are suitable for agricultural use: as grassland, pastures and growing crops. Experts estimate that approximately 20 m hectares of this land is lost every year. more

Saline water pipeline from Neuhof to Philippsthal approved: Start signal for construction work

Jun 25, 2012

The Management Board of K+S KALI GmbH today welcomed the approvals to construct and operate the saline water pipeline from Neuhof to Philippsthal granted by the government presidium in Kassel. more

Chart of the Month: Container Logistics Meet Customer Requirements

Jun 5, 2012

The worldwide increase of container transport is also reflected in the logistics of K+S KALI GmbH. More and more goods are shipped in containers. more

Magnesium Experts Visit Merkers

May 8, 2012

On 8-9 May, IAPN is hosting the International Symposium on Magnesium, a collaboration between K+S KALI GmbH and the University of Göttingen. As part of the accompanying programme, researchers also visited the Merkers Adventure Mine (‘Erlebnis Bergwerk Merkers‘). more

International Research on Plant Nutrition Takes Off

May 4, 2012

On 3 May 2012, opening ceremonies were held on the premises of the Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition - IAPN, based at the University of Göttingen, with guests from all walks of life. more

Chart of the Month: Customer-oriented Quality Management

Mar 6, 2012

K+S KALI GmbH operates comprehensive quality management processes. Specific customer requirements are fulfilled with the existing systems and certificates. more

K+S KALI agricultural scientist Dr. Thomas Popp receives honorary doctorate

Feb 8, 2012

The University of Forestry in Sofia, Bulgaria, has awarded Dr. Thomas Popp, agronomist of K+S KALI GmbH, the title “Doctor Honoris Causa” for his exceptional work. more

Personnel changes

Dec 19, 2011

Guido Schernewski, Vice President Strategy and Integration at K+S North America Salt Holdings LLC, takes over the management of the Strategic Marketing unit of K+S KALI GmbH in January 2012. more

IAPN hosts first international symposium on magnesium

Dec 8, 2011

In May 2012, the Institute of Applied Plant Nutrition (IAPN), jointly run by K+S KALI GmbH and the University of Göttingen, will host the first international symposium on the role of magnesium in plant production, in the quality of food and in human health. more

Disposal of saline water – Werra Verbund plant: The new injection permit – an important step

Nov 30, 2011

The authority has approved the further injection of saline waste water from the Werra plant of K+S KALI GmbH into the dolomite layer until 30 November 2015. At the same time, the total volume for this period was limited to 18.4 million cubic metres. more

Chart of the Month: Seven billion people and there will be more

Nov 24, 2011

A growing global population and changing eating habits are increasingly presenting challenges for the agricultural and food sectors. more

Chart of the Month: Global logistics competence – Environmentally friendly switching of transport to ship and rail

Oct 18, 2011

In 2010, K+S KALI GmbH transported a volume of over 14 million tonnes. The company opted for rail and waterways, where possible. Theoretically this brought about savings of about 290,000 lorry shipments. more

Chart of the Month: Strong in global exports – The sales area of K+S KALI GmbH currently comprises 97 countries

Sep 5, 2011

K+S KALI GmbH extracts its crude salts from mines in German. The speciality fertilisers produced from them are sold worldwide. more

K+S KALI GmbH – Personnel changes

Aug 16, 2011

K+S KALI GmbH has restructured itself organisationally, which has included structural and personnel changes. Jean-Louis David has been appointed Director of Marketing, Product Management and Services of K+S KALI GmbH as of 1 August 2011. more

Available online immediately: The image brochure of K+S KALI GmbH

Aug 9, 2011

The new image brochure from K+S KALI GmbH, “The Authority in Potassium and Magnesium", is available online immediately. The brochure includes eleven impressive motifs representing the authority of the company. more

Chart of the Month: Underground potash and magnesium crude salt extraction – This is how we mine our potash and magnesium crude salts

Aug 3, 2011

Potash and magnesium crude salts are mined at a depth of 400 to more than 1,400 metres, brought to the surface and processed there. But how exactly are potash and magnesium crude salts mined? more

High-Performance Mineral Magnesium – It’s Relevance to the Human Body

Jul 5, 2011

Magnesium is a vital mineral for the human body. It has a variety of functions, and is responsible for a number of metabolic processes. more

K+S KALI GmbH Cancels Membership of the International Potash Institute (IPI)

Jun 29, 2011

K+S KALI GmbH has cancelled its membership of the International Potash Institute after close to 60 years. In accordance with the institute’s statutes, the membership will end on 31 December 2011. more

K+S Board Member Joachim Felker new Chairman of the IPNI Board

May 27, 2011

Joachim Felker, member of the board of executive directors K+S Group headquartered in Kassel, Germany, was elected Chairman of the Board of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), Atlanta, GA, USA. more

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