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Agrium potash mine down on mechanical failure

9:54 AM MDT | July 31, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

Agrium announced that its potash mine at Vanscoy, Saskatchewan experienced a mechanical failure on its main hoist system. As a result, production has been shut down. Due to the outage, the company says it will bring forward the planned turnaround to tie-in the current capacity expansion project. Production at the facility will therefore remain shut down until the tie-in is complete. There were no injuries and we do not expect any significant impact on the workforce, the company...

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