BHP Billiton slows Jansen potash project with 76 job cuts

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 07 December 2015

Jansen would be the largest potash mine in the world if completed, but low potash prices in recent years have seen the high-capex project put on development ice. Work continues, but BHP Billiton’s pace appears to be slowing.

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton is to cut 76 jobs at its Saskatchewan, Canada-based Jansen potash project, owing to the current prices environment.

"We regret that we are reducing our workforce by 76 employees and...

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