A proposed potash mine would be centered just south of Grenfell.
Chinese-based Canada Golden Fortune Potash company says it has drilled 8 exploratory wells and is working on a detailed engineering design.
The company hopes to produce one million tons per year and is working on an environmental impact report.
SARM president Ray Orb welcomes commercial potash development in rural Saskatchewan but admits water use for a solution mine is a concern.
The Chinese-based company has also undertaken a potash exploration program near Watson.