BHP's potash plunge close at hand

BHP’s at times tumultuous journey over the last 15 years to make the crop fertiliser potash its “fifth" pillar alongside iron ore, copper, coking coal and petroleum is fast approaching a mid-year final investment decision, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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BHP's Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan

Championed by past CEOs Chip Goodyear, Marius Kloppers and Andrew Mackenzie, the decision on the Canadian potash push, through the development of the long-baked Jansen project, now falls under the