Mosaic K1 potash mine near Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, Canada.
A mining machine. A rotary cutting head scrapes away the potash, which is then transported on a conveyor belt through kilometres of tunnels to the main shaft, and subsequently hoisted to the surface in a large-capacity box named an "ore skip".

photo: Martin Mraz (image by Martin Mraz)
Mosaic K1 potash mine near Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, Canada. A mining machine. A rotary cutting head scrapes away the potash, which is then transported on a conveyor belt through kilometres of tunnels to the main shaft, and subsequently hoisted to the surface in a large-capacity box named an "ore skip". photo: Martin Mraz
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