Saskatchewan

Mining in Saskatchewan centres around two major commodities: potash and uranium. Saskatchewan is the second largest producer of potash in the world and, according to the Saskatchewan Mining Association, the province is the world leader in uranium production. Watch for our upcoming issue of Mining & Exploration this year that will take an in-depth look at the Saskatchewan mining scene.

Recent Saskatchewan articles

A photo of people at a conference from the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum in October 2017.
Products & equipment, Saskatchewan SIMSA connects buyers and sellers

Eric Anderson, executive director of SIMSA, explains SIMSA’s role connecting suppliers with companies in the mining and oil and gas industries.

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Judah Tyreman is the curator at the Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum in Radisson, Saskatchewan.
Minerals, Saskatchewan Vandals are mere rocks in the road for Saskatchewan entrepreneur

Judah Tyreman is a 13-year-old rock hound with a dream that even stone-hearted thieves can't chip away at.

by Elizabeth James
Graphic of the Geiger Property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy begins drilling program to extend high grade uranium at the Geiger property

IsoEnergy is a uranium exploration and development company with a portfolio of prospective projects in the eastern Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan, Canada.

K+S Potash Canada employees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan K+S Potash Canada honoured to be named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers

K+S Potash Canada GP is honoured to be named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the fifth year in a row.

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Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy signs Definitive Agreement to acquire five lithium projects in Manitoba

Azincourt Energy is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company focused on the alternative fuels/alternative energy sector.

Floatplane taking off from water.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Saskatchewan Eagle Plains Resources: stakes “Robinson Creek” high-grade gold, copper property in Saskatchewan

The property area has seen encouraging historical exploration activity targeting gold and base-metals.

Map of site projects in Athabasca Basin.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Senator Minerals to conduct helicopter supported site visits of projects

Both the Carter Lake and Patterson Northeast (PNE) Uranium Projects are located in the western Athabasca Basin.

Students are in a forest for an outdoor classroom as part of a mining education experience.
Education, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Educational mining and energy programs offered in Western Canada

Study for a career in mining and energy, or upgrade your skill set at one of Western Canada’s higher education institutions.

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CanAlaska's West McArthur project is located in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Peter Dasler discusses upcoming drilling by Cameco

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. president Peter Dasler discusses drilling this summer by Cameco Corporation at CanAlaska's West McArthur project.

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Rock Stars, Exploration, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon Seeking paydirt: Rock Star Tim Termuende

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

by Marie Milner
The new potash mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Grand opening of Legacy: ceremonial opening of the new Potash Mine in Canada

K+S celebrated the opening of their new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests.

KSPC's Human Resources Team
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Saskatchewan K+S Potash Canada named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers for the fourth year

This is the fourth year in a row that KSPC has received this special designation for providing an exceptional workplace to its employees.

(Left) Duane Gingrich, Senior Vice President, North America for Amec Foster Wheeler’s Mining business; (right) Chief Reg Bellerose, President of Muskowekwan Resources Ltd., Saskatchewan's first wholly-owned First Nations mining company.
First Nations, Mines, Saskatchewan Paving the way with potash

Amec Foster Wheeler has signed an MOU with the Muskowekwan First Nations and Encanto Potash Corp.

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The former Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. facility in Saskatoon.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Saskatchewan Brandt steps up with plan to save shuttered Saskatoon manufacturing facility

Saskatchewan company to acquire substantially all of the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. operating assets from Prestige Equipment and Hilco Global.

K+S Potash rail cars.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global, Saskatchewan Rail cars arrive at K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy Project

The rail cars were designed by National Steel Car and feature industry-leading design suitable for the Legacy Project’s state-of-the-art facility.

Map of the Thorburn Lake and Radio uranium projects owned by IsoEnergy Ltd.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy intersects Uranium Mineralization at Thorburn Lake and strong basement alteration at Radio

IsoEnergy Ltd. is a uranium exploration and development company with a portfolio of prospective projects in the eastern Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan.

Map of the Athabasca Diamond Projects.
Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta, Saskatchewan De Beers returns West Athabasca to CanAlaska

De Beers' exploration team has interpreted the 85 large magnetic anomalies scattered across the claims to be most likely associated with magnetic minerals.

Atlas Coal Mine encompasses 70 acres and 20 dozen preserved buildings.
Education, Mines, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan 7 must-visit museums on the Prairies to learn about Canada’s mining and energy industries

Explore the history and development of Canada's mining industry with a visit to one of these museums.

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Map showing the CanAlaska Moon South claim.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Saskatchewan Denison to continue drilling uranium target on CanAlaska’s Moon Project

First drill hole showed potential for larger uranium mineralized system

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