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Nutrien still planning two-week closure of Rocanville potash mine, despite CN Rail strike ending


November 27, 2019
By CBC News

On Nov. 25, Nutrien announced it was temporarily closing down its Rocanville, Sask. potash mine and blamed the CN strike, which Nutrien said made it difficult to get the mineral to ports.

On Tuesday, after news broke that the strike was ending, Nutrien said it would stick to its plan to close the mine. The decision means roughly 580 workers at the mine will be temporarily laid off, with 60 to 65 kept on for maintenance. | READ MORE