Is Prince Rupert’s future in Potash?

While we’ve been down the road before when it comes to potential industrial development, there’s a story making the national business circles that Prince Rupert is being considered for the development of a potash terminal.

Canpotex International Pte. Ltd. is expected sometime within the next month to outline its plans to its board of directors offering up three possibilities, all designed to construct the world’s largest potash terminal facility. The project would make for a development that will add some 10 million tonnes of potash handling capacity per year to the West coast shipping industry.

The three locations on the short list are apparently a terminal currently operated by the company in Vancouver, which would be expanded for their needs, a new terminal to be constructed in Cherry Point, Washington or an option in the Northwest that would take advantage of Prince Rupert’s day closer sailing time to Asia…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 9207428553 )-