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Jansen may prove BHP's latest error

Oil is the friction point generating heat in the battle for BHP (AU:BHP) with management wanting to keep it as a business unit, while activist investors want it sold. But the real test of who’s calling the shots at the world’s biggest resources company could be through a more mundane material – potash.

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Building the Jansen project in Canada into a well supplied potash market could be a major mistake for BHP

Long a sleeping business in the BHP closet, potash was once seen as a fifth pillar, joining iron ore, coal, copper and oil, starting with the Jansen potash deposit in the Canadian province of

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