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A different mine for a diverse workforce: BHP’s Jansen Potash Project is creating exciting roles for diverse backgrounds

Over the past few years, BHP has been progressing the Jansen Potash Project approximately 140 kilometres east of Saskatoon. Jansen is planned to be the first conventional greenfield potash mine in Saskatchewan for some decades, and this presents the rare competitive advantage of incorporating new technology to build the safest…

Sandvik adds new intelligent solution to its industry-leading AutoMineTM portfolio

Sandvik is introducing AutoMineTM Tele-Remote for underground loaders, a new smart entry-level addition to its industry-leading AutoMineTM product family. AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides an easy way to start exploring the full potential of Sandvik equipment automation while improving productivity, safety and cost efficiency in mining operations. The new AutoMineTM Tele-Remote provides…

Competition review for potash industry mergers

By Bruce Harrison and Matthew J. Bennett, Lawyers McKercher LLP The Competition Act (the “Act”) was enacted in Canada in 1889 to regulate activities that the Competition Tribunal considers ‘anti-competitive’, such as price-fixing, bid-rigging, or conspiracies. The Act provides power to initiate a review of mergers or acquisitions that may…