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New Brunswick

New Brunswick

Contact Information

PO Box 5039
Sussex, NB E4E 5L2
(506) 432-8400

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Site Superintendent

Doug Doney
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Doug  Doney

Mining technique – conventional underground
Mining depth – 400-700 meters
Nameplate capacity – 2.0 million tonnes KCl
Operational capability (2016) – 0.0 million tonnes KCl *


Granular SGN 285
Standard SGN 65


Standard, fine standard and granular grades of potash are used in fertilizer and agricultural products.


Approximately 95 percent of product is shipped by rail to PotashCorp's terminal at the Port of Saint John for export. Remaining product is shipped by truck or rail to domestic customers.


Canpotex ships to offshore customers through terminals on the Pacific West Coast, the Great Lakes and Canada’s Atlantic East Coast.

* In November 2015, the Penobsquis, New Brusnwick mine was permanently closed. In January 2016, the company announced the indefinite suspension of its Picadilly, New Brunswick potash operations.

Last Reviewed: Dec 13, 2016