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K+S considering sale of stakes in potash, salt businesses

Frankfurt | Reuters — German potash and salt miner K+S said it was looking into selling stakes in its North American businesses because an ongoing cost cutting push would not yield enough savings to reach its debt reduction target. A company spokesman said K+S was considering selling a stake in its Bethune, Sask. potash mine […] Read more

K+S rejects PotashCorp takeover offer as too low

Frankfurt | Reuters –– German potash miner K+S rejected PotashCorp’s 7.9 billion-euro (C$11 billion) takeover bid Thursday, saying it was too low and the Canadian suitor could be planning to dismantle the company, putting jobs at risk. K+S, owner of the Morton Salt brand, said the proposal lacked firm commitments to protect the more than […] Read more