September 2011 - IN THIS ISSUE

Natural Gas Predictions for the Coming Year

Pricing and Production Holds Steady Since our contribution to The Element last year, North American natural gas markets have remained flush with supply volumes. This is a result of the unlocking of vast shale gas reserves made possible through technological advances. This has been good news for consumers of natural gas, as prices have fallen …

The Rail Connection

How the Canadian Pacific Railway and Their Freight Pricing Help Us Serve Our Customers Better Since the first shipment of sodium sulphate from Chaplin decades ago, Saskatchewan Minerals has made the most of its strategic location on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), and developed a positive business partnership along the way. …

From Rod’s Corner

This issue of The Element is all about transparency — sharing with our customers and suppliers the realities behind our forecast for the year ahead. This is an opportunity for us to communicate with those of you who are important to our company about the information that is relevant to you. When we make business …

The Supply Plan for 2012

Saskatchewan Minerals Has The Plan to Meet the Demand Getting the best possible quality in the needed quantity to all of our customers is our priority at Saskatchewan Minerals. “Our customers aren’t only looking for pricing; they are looking for quality and supply. They need the product and it has to be good quality. We …

Fixed Rates and Pricing Assurance

At Saskatchewan Minerals, Your Price At the Start of the Year Is Our Yearlong Guarantee Once a rate is set between a customer and Saskatchewan Minerals, a clear competitive advantage is established. That’s owing to a practice unique to Saskatchewan Minerals.”One thing we do that our competitors don’t is that we hold our base price” …

Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Pricing 2012

We are setting our prices for the coming year and following are the factors we take into consideration. It is our policy at Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals to share the complete picture of our pricing with our customers. “Transparency breeds honesty and trust in any partnership,” says Rodney McCann, President. “Those are the things we …