K+S GROUP'S NEWEST VENTURE: THE LEGACY PROJECT

World Mining Congress
K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group, one of the world's leading suppliers of standard and speciality fertilizers and the world’s leading salt producer. Globally, the K+S Group employs more than 14,000 people. The K+S share – the only commodities stock on the German DAX index – is listed on all German stock exchanges. Legacy, K+S Group’s most recent project, is a greenfield solution potash mine and production plant in the south of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Therefore K+S will invest 4.1 billion CAD. With the expected commissioning in summer 2016 the company projects to reach the two-million-tonnesmark of production capacity at the new location at the end of 2017. The gradual extension of the annual capacity to 2.86 million tonnes of potash products will occur afterwards.
Keywords: potash; Projects; Solution mining; Production; Salt; Salts; Canada; mining; Permits;
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