Manitoba To Start Mining Potash

Potash Mine Announced

WINNIPEG - Manitoba is getting into the business of mining potash.

The provincial government has approved the first potash operation in western Manitoba.

The Potash and Agri Development Corporation has been authorized to start extracting and producing near the town of Russell.

Gambler First Nation is a 20 per cent partner in the project.

The use of hydroelectricity will make the mine more environmentally friendly.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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