Battle Creek

Country’s largest helium purification facility now open in Saskatchewan

Apr 27, 2021 | 9:20am

The largest helium purification facility in Canada is now operational in southwestern Saskatchewan. Operated by North American Helium Inc. the $32-million facility is located near Battle Creek and is expected to produce more than 50-million cubic feet of purified helium per year for commercial sale. That’s enough to fill about 40,000 balloons everyday. In a […]

CEO of North American Helium excited to be operating in Saskatchewan

May 31, 2020 | 8:47am

The president of a resource company investing in Saskatchewan is excited about what the future holds. President and CEO of North American Helium, Marlon McDougall, says the potential for the helium market in Saskatchewan is huge. “The helium sales from Saskatchewan can be global, depending on what you do with it,” said MacDougall. “It is […]

Construction is underway on Canada’s largest helium purification operation in SW Sask.

May 28, 2020 | 10:35am

Construction on Canada’s largest helium purification operation is underway in southwestern Saskatchewan. Located near Battle Creek, the project is scheduled to be completed in 2021 with construction expected to start  this October. “We are fortunate to be operating in a jurisdiction with a supportive regulatory structure, favorable geology for helium production and a skilled workforce,” […]