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PotashCorp Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers


Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

Compiled by Mediacorp and published by The Globe and Mail, the annual list names the best places to work in Canada. The winners are chosen after detailed evaluation and judging by an academic advisory board, the members of which are all experts in human resources.

This is the first year PotashCorp has participated in the national competition.

“This recognition acknowledges and confirms our goal of making PotashCorp a great place to work,” said Lee Knafelc, PotashCorp’s Vice President, Human Resources and Administration. “We’re proud to offer great careers in a challenging and rewarding environment.”

“At PotashCorp, we work every day to ensure our employees are safe and engaged on the job.”

Employers are evaluated in eight key areas: physical workplace; work and social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; communications, focused on how employers handle employee feedback; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

As the world’s largest crop nutrient company, PotashCorp offers meaningful careers and a role in helping to feed the world. We invest in our employees, offering training, competitive salaries, great benefits, performance-based incentives and options for career advancement in an equal opportunity environment.

Our $8.2 billion potash expansion program is readying our facilities for anticipated growth in global potash demand. It’s also creating exciting career opportunities within our company.

“As PotashCorp ramps up its new production capacity, we’ll need more passionate, safety-minded people to help us send potash around the world,” Knafelc said. “From deep underground to our corporate headquarters, we’re creating new opportunities for people to build a career within our company.”

PotashCorp employs 2,951 people in Canada – almost 2,500 in Saskatchewan approximately 500 in New Brunswick.

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PotashCorp is the world’s largest crop nutrient company and plays an integral role in global food production. The company produces the three essential nutrients required to help farmers grow healthier, more abundant crops. With global population rising and diets improving in developing countries, these nutrients offer a responsible and practical solution to meeting the long-term demand for food. PotashCorp is the largest producer, by capacity, of potash and third largest producer of nitrogen and phosphate. While agriculture is its primary market, the company also produces products for animal nutrition and industrial uses. Common shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.


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