Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

May 27, 2024 | 4:09pm
The Saskatchewan Government is putting a spotlight on the mining industry this week. Now until Saturday is Mining Week in Saskatchewan. This year’s theme is “Critical Careers for Critical Minerals”. According to the provincial government, $13-billion in mineral sales were made last year and estimate mineral resource development spending will reach nearly $6-billion this year. […]

2022 a record year for mineral sales in Saskatchewan

May 18, 2023 | 2:51pm

Mineral sales in Saskatchewan last year reached an all-time high. Sales were $19.4-billion, thanks to increased production, higher prices in response to supply disruptions and increasing global demand. The provincial government says the reopening of the McArthur River mine in northern Saskatchewan allowed for increased production of uranium. They add 136-thousand ounces of gold was […]

Sask launches Critical Minerals Strategy

Mar 27, 2023 | 11:43am

The Saskatchewan government has launched a Critical Minerals Strategy to drive growth and development of the mineral industry. Premier Scott Moe says this province is a critical minerals leader today and will be a critical minerals powerhouse tomorrow. He says the province has the opportunity to become a critical minerals hub and contribute to the […]

Sask economy shows more growth

Nov 4, 2022 | 10:34am

  The province says new statsCan numbers show Saskatchewan’s merchandise exports rose 45 percent in September compared to the same month last year. Its the highest increase among the provinces. Trade and Export Development minister Jeremy Harrison says Saskatchewan has what the world needs, from food, to fuel, to fertilizer. Saskatchewan’s merchandise exports were 4.5 […]

Latest Sask subsurface mineral sales reach new record

Dec 16, 2021 | 1:01pm

  The Saskatchewan government says the latest subsurface mineral public offering has raised a record 3.2 million dollars. The first offering for the new fiscal year has raised the highest amount since the subsurface mineral public offering process began in 2018. In total, the province has collected almost 7.5 million dollars from the three subsurface […]

New U of S study to track mineral distribution in plants

May 31, 2021 | 11:05am

A new University of Saskatchewan study will track mineral distribution in plants. The research team is led by Dr. Brian Ham, an assistant professor in biology. Real-time imaging will be used to study how a live plant’s vascular system distributes minerals under nutrient-stress conditions. Information gathered will help plant breeders develop more efficient varieties that […]