APAS welcomes fertilizer expansion at Chaplin

The president of APAS welcomes a major fertilizer expansion project at Chaplin.

Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc. has announced a $220-million upgrade to sulphate of potash fertilizer production.

The upgraded facility is expected to produce 150,000 tons of sulphate of potash per year, to be sold to North American and international markets as a high quality fertilizer and plant nutrition product.

APAS president Todd Lewis says economic expansion in rural Saskatchewan is great news.

The expansion at Chaplin is expected to result in a 50 percent jump in jobs at the facility and more than 360 construction jobs.

Lewis says the project reflects strong demand for Saskatchewan food and fertilizer products.


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