Tag Archives: K+S

K+S completes 30% share purchase of Al Biariq for Fertilizer Plant Co., Ltd in Saudi Arabia

KASSEL, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (1 June 2017), K+S successfully completed the 30% share purchase of Al Biariq for Fertilizer Plant Co., Ltd (Al Biariq) in Saudi Arabia announced on December 19, 2016. With this purchase, K+S intends to participate in … Read the full press release

K+S opes new potash mine in Canada

KASSEL, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2 May 2017), K+S celebrates the opening of the new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests, among are the Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, and numerous local government dignitaries, representatives from suppliers … Read the full press release

K+S Q1 2016: Revenues and earnings significantly below the previous year’s levels due to the prevailing weakness in the potash market

Solid Salt earnings despite mild winter weather Decline in earnings in the Potash and Magnesium Products business unit Revenues of €1.1 billion (Q1/15: €1.4 billion) Operating earnings (EBIT I) of €218 million (Q1/15: €317 million) ‘Fit for the Future’ and ‘Salt 2020’ make important contributions … Read the full press release

K+S temporarily suspends potash production at the Hattorf and Unterbreizbach sites

KASSEL, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the light of the low level of precipitation over the past few weeks and the resulting limitations on discharging wastewater into the Werra, potash production at the Hattorf and Unterbreizbach sites will be temporarily suspended … Read the full press release

Fertilizer producer K+S offers solutions in fighting the hunger around the world

KASSEL, Germany, 19-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — No human right is violated as frequently as the right to food. That almost 800 million people worldwide still do not have enough to eat is one of the greatest scandals of our time. The struggle … Read the full press release

K+S Chairman of the Executive Board Norbert Steiner: Our overall earnings in the first half of the current financial year were very strong

Outstanding performance in the Salt Business Higher average prices in the Potash and Magnesium Products business unit Operating earnings (EBIT I) up 32 % to € 496 million ‘Fit for the Future’ delivers expected results Legacy Project still on schedule … Read the full press release

K+S aims to increase the proportion of women in management positions by approximately 30% by 2020

Kassel, Germany, 16-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — For the third year in a row, the proportion of women in senior management at K+S has continued to increase. In 2013 the proportion of women in management positions in Germany came to 11.2% compared … Read the full press release

Thuringia’s Minister President Christine Lieberknecht visited K+S’s Werra potash plant

Thuringia, Germany, 1-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Thuringia’s Minister President Christine Lieberknecht today paid a visit to the Werra potash plant in the Hesse-Thuringia potash district at the invitation of Norbert Steiner, the Chairman of the K+S Board of Executive Directors. During an underground … Read the full press release

K+S commissioned study shows K+S Verbundwerk Werra is a central building block for the economic and demographic development of the region

With 4,400 employees at the Werra plant, K+S is the most important employer in the region Company helps secure a further 3,000 jobs at suppliers in Hesse and Thuringia Medium-sized businesses in the region received orders worth € 195 million … Read the full press release