BHP mulling potash push: report

Mining giant set to decide whether it will move into fertilisers business.

BHP Billiton Ltd will soon decide if will convert its foothold in the potash industry into a fully-realised push into the fertilisers business, through the development of its Jansen project in Canada, The Australian reports.

According to the newspaper, BHP has already spent more than $2 billion on the Jansen project, with a $12 billion development reportedly being considered.


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