Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Project Albany?

Project Albany is a proposed three million tonne per year solution potash mine.  It is situated on potash permit KP405, which covers approximately 24,751 hectares of land. 

Where is Project Albany located?

Project Albany is located approximately 30 kilometres southeast of Regina, SK., in the RM's of Lajord and Francis.  

What is the project schedule for Project Albany ?

Project Albany is currently in the study and evaluation stage, with potential construction and production occurring within the next decade.   

Who is CanPacific?

CanPacific Potash is a Joint Venture between North Atlantic Potash Inc., a subsidiary of JSC Acron and Rio Tinto Potash Management Inc., a subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc.  CanPacific's headquarters is located in Saskatoon, SK.  

How many full-time staff will the mine employ?

Estimated over 300. 

What water source will Project Albany use?

Project Albany is currently working in conjunction with the Water Security Agency (WSA) to determine potential sustainable water supply options.