BHP Billiton Delays Potash Expansion Project

August 2012
Chemical Week;8/27/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 22, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that, as of August 2012, the mining company BHP Billiton (BHP) will delay planned project expansions because of market conditions and rising production costs. Projects delayed include an Olympic Dam copper and uranium project in South Australia and a Jansen, Saskatchewan potash project. Topics include the financial performance of BHP and its focus on onshore U.S. drilling.


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