Compass Minerals acquires Canadian potash group Big Quill

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Deal worth $56m. allows US group to expand into abrasives, pharma and food markets

Compass Minerals has acquired Canada’s largest producer of sulphate of potash (SOP), Big Quill Resources, for C$56m. ($56m.), the Kansas-based salt and fertiliser group said.

Big Quill has a capacity to...

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