Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been awarded a contract from BHP for the Jansen Potash project, located in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The contract follows several years of close collaboration with BHP to develop the underground mining equipment and automation solution. The total contract value is approximately SEK 2 billion ($216 million) and the delivery of the equipment is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2023 and extend to 2026.

The Jansen project has the potential to be the largest potash-producing mine in the world and is expected to operate for up to 100 years. Production is targeted to start in 2027.