Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre (SFBLC) is initiating the “First Bites” campaign throughout February, rallying the community to join forces in the fight against child hunger.
Due to increasing demand for potash and strong engagement in key offshore markets, Canpotex is fully committed on shipments of potash through December 31, 2023. This demand is being supported by solid fundamentals for agricultural commodities in numerous growing regions. In addition, there continues to be a strong focus on food security in many of Canpotex’s markets.
Canpotex is withdrawing all offers for new sales following the resumption of strike activity at the Port of Vancouver and continued loss of export capacity at Neptune Terminals, and will not make any new offers until there is greater clarity on supply chain predictability through the Port of Vancouver. Approximately 70% of all Canpotex potash exports are handled by Neptune Terminals annually.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Canpotex has committed $450,000 to the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre (SFBLC) over the next three years, with a primary focus on providing healthy food for infants and children in the Saskatoon community. This donation is in response to the troubling statistics revealing that one in five children in Saskatchewan are experiencing poverty and 41% of people relying on SFBLC emergency food hampers are children.
Saint John, NB - United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte and Canpotex proudly mark a significant milestone as they commemorate their five-year partnership in addressing childhood hunger and enhancing educational opportunities in the Saint John community. Through Canpotex’s unwavering commitment, thousands of children and youth have received vital nourishment, paving the way for academic success and brighter futures.
Last week, a failure occurred on a conveyor at Canpotex’s Portland Bulk Terminal. There were no injuries to people or impacts to the environment. Canpotex is assessing the damage and all potash loading at the terminal is curtailed until the conveyor can be repaired. It is expected that the impact to volumes can be largely mitigated by redirecting product to other ports in North America, with impact on costs being assessed.
Canpotex is committed not only to helping the world grow more food – but doing so in a way that puts people and the planet at the centre of what we do. At a time when the world is counting on us to deliver the potash that it needs to grow more food, we are proud that we can responsibly and reliably step up to serve our customers and help generate prosperity and food security in the places we reach.
Canpotex is proud to once again be named as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for 2023. The annual competition recognizes employers in Saskatchewan that lead their industries in providing exceptional places to work.
HAMILTON, ON — Canpotex Limited is investing in its world-class supply chain to increase its efficiency, reliability, and safety by acquiring 1,300 custom railcars from National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario. These new custom railcars from NSC will be added to Canpotex’s fleet of existing railcars, increasing the total fleet to 8,000 cars by June 2023.
The Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre (SFBLC) celebrated a successful Milk Month Campaign with Canpotex. Thursday, October 6th, 2022 at 9:00 AM the event kicked off with speeches from Laurie, Executive Director at the SFBLC, and Gordon McKenzie, CEO of Canpotex. The total amount raised for Milk Month this year is $126,966.62.
SPSF is thrilled to announce Canpotex is committing to $75,000 x 3 years, starting October 1st, 2022, to support the purchase of food items for Cheer Crates. This kind of long-term funding gives SPSF an opportunity to provide sustainable support for students and families. More than 750 families will be provided with food, games, and personal care items through the delivery of Cheer Crates.
Canpotex confirms that it has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with three of its customers in India: Indian Potash Limited, Coromandel International Limited, and Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited. These MOUs confirm Canpotex’s willingness to supply, and each customer’s willingness to acquire, up to 500,000MT of potash annually during the period from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2025.
Canpotex Limited (Canpotex), a fixture in Saskatoon’s business community and Canada’s largest overseas exporter of high-quality potash, is celebrating a major milestone in 2022 — 50 years of nourishing the world’s fields in pursuit of food security.
Canpotex announced today that it has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross – Ukraine Appeal which provides humanitarian assistance to those affected by the crisis in Ukraine, including Ukrainian refugees.
Today, Canpotex was recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers. This special designation recognizes Canpotex as an employer of choice and highlights the programs and culture that make Canpotex one of Saskatchewan’s premier places to work.
Canpotex has reached an agreement with China’s potash buying committee for standard grade potash shipments through to December 31, 2022, at a price of US$590/MT on a CFR basis.
“China has been an important market to Canpotex for 50 years,” said Gordon McKenzie, Canpotex President and CEO. “We look forward to continuing our support of food security in China by providing our customers with a reliable and stable supply of potash to support China’s growing needs.”