K&S AG (SDFGn.DE)
23 Mar 2018
* SAYS MERGER OF POTASH AND AGRIUM TO HAVE POSITIVE EFFECT ON COMPETITION
FRANKFURT German potash miner K+S vowed to increase earnings significantly this year, as it ramps up production at its new Bethune mine in Canada and after overcoming temporary restrictions on waste water at its main domestic mine.
* Shares up 1.4 pct at top of MDAX in pre-market trade (Adds details on waste water, potash prices)
FRANKFURT, March 15 German potash miner K+S vowed to increase earnings significantly this year, as it ramps up production at its new Bethune mine in Canada and after temporary restrictions on waste water at its main domestic mine were lifted.
FRANKFURT German potash miner K+S has settled a dispute with Gerstungen in Thuringia over the municipality's drinking water, allowing K+S to continue producing potash in the region.
* Also in negotiations to settle with municipality (Adds details, background, shares)
* Shares drop, biggest fall in mid-cap MDAX (Adds comments from analyst, CEO, detail and background)
FRANKFURT, Oct 4 German minerals miner K+S will rule out a separate listing of its salt activities, owner of the Morton Salt brand, when it unveils the results of a strategic review on Monday, a person familiar with the company's thinking said.