BHP’s Potash Mine May Be Mothballed After $2.6 Billion Spent

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  • It estimates spending $200 million at Jansen in fiscal 2017
  • CEO says talks continue with potential partners in project

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, may end up mothballing its Canadian potash project by the end of this decade after completing two shafts at a cost of about $2.6 billion.

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