November 2014 - IN THIS ISSUE

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November 3, 2014 Dear Valued Customers: Recent developments in the North American sodium sulfate market have impacted supply volumes for the remainder of 2014 and 2015 and have led to an increased early demand for our sodium sulfate production. Due to this, Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc. (SMMI) is announcing, effective immediately, a $30USD-per-short-ton increase …

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Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals By the Numbers

Keeping track of both the big picture and the details is always a challenge. But sometimes, the details are the big picture. Running a successful company for more than six decades is a numbers game—but the equation is anything but simple. Behind each number is a story, and behind each story is a decision. Sometimes, …

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Stabilizing harvest costs with SLIM Contracting

A new investment in SLIM Contracting means stable long-term product prices for Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals clients. Every company must deal with increasing operating costs, and Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals is no exception. The annual raw material harvest represents a quarter of our company’s production costs, and over the past few years, third-party contractor costs …

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Harvest season closes with healthy volumes of raw sodium sulphate

Close monitoring, proactive techniques and a combination of wind, rain and heat have contributed to another good yield of high-quality raw material in Chaplin. Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals has just come to the end of another harvest season. As always, the harvest demanded a delicate balance of what Chaplin Plant Manager Clayton Millar describes as …