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Wall Street Equity Research

August 31, 2010 09:03 ET

Analyst Study on Intrepid Potash and Oilsands Quest -- A Rapid Summary of the Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Industry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) - brings investors market knowledge on the aspects moving the nonmetallic mineral mining stocks, and offers complete analytical research on companies like Intrepid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI) and Oilsands Quest Inc. (AMEX: BQI). Register with today to gain full access to our complimentary research on these nonmetallic mineral mining stocks.

The major news in the Nonmetallic Mineral Mining sector has revolved primarily around the mineral "potash" recently. Known for its application in fertilizers, potash demand has been growing throughout the world alongside of a burgeoning population and increased demand for food in developing countries. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to complimentary reports on nonmetallic mineral mining industry; traders looking for analysis on Intrepid Potash Inc., Oilsands Quest Inc. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for free at

With many consumers in emerging markets gaining access to more discretionary funds, the demand for a more meat-based diet has risen. This requires the agricultural sector to increase grain production in order to nourish livestock. Potash is a key element to improving per-unit land crop production efficiency. As worldwide fertilizer demand has increased, the potash market has once again turned to favor sellers. This has caused some companies within the sector to horde supply in anticipation of strengthening prices. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting companies in the nonmetallic mineral mining industry.

Another important issue facing some companies within the Nonmetallic Mineral Mining sector is the environmental controversy surrounding oil-sands production. Recent studies have shown that cancer causing heavy metals are a potential bi-product of the large open-pit mines. Companies embroiled in costly clean-up projects could see a large hit to their profits. Also, some U.S. retailers, including Walgreens, Levi, and Gap are boycotting fuel harvested from oil-sands facilities.
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