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BHP Strikes Deal to Settle Samarco Claim
Environment
Friday January 20 2017

BHP Strikes Deal to Settle Samarco Claim

BHP Billiton has reached a near $A1 billion deal with Brazil's federal prosecutor to settle a civil claim over the fatal disaster at its Samarco joint...

BHP Cuts 290 Jobs from NSW Mine
Business
Wednesday March 9 2016

BHP Cuts 290 Jobs from NSW Mine

BHP Billiton will axe almost 300 jobs from a coal mine in the NSW Hunter Valley.

South32 to Cuts 770 Aussie Jobs
Business
Friday February 26 2016

South32 to Cuts 770 Aussie Jobs

BHP spin-off South32 will slash more than 770 jobs at its Australian operations as it braces for an extended downturn in the commodities sector.

ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns
Mining
Thursday March 26 2015

ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns

Calls by Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for Australia's biggest iron ore miners to cap production are being investigated by the competition watchdog amid concerns about potential cartel...

BHP Spending Slashed as Profit Dives
Mining
Tuesday February 24 2015

BHP Spending Slashed as Profit Dives

BHP Billiton has announced additional capital spending cuts of more than $US3 billion after its half year net profit dived 47.4 per cent.

BHP Refocuses for 2015
Mining
Monday November 24 2014

BHP Refocuses for 2015

BHP Billiton is defying suggestions that the bulk of its cost cutting is done, unveiling new plans to remove a further $2 billion in capital spending...

BHP Pitches Demerger Plan
Mining
Friday November 21 2014

BHP Pitches Demerger Plan

BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser has talked up the benefits of a multi-billion dollar plan to spin off some of the mining giant's less profitable assets.

BHP Boss says Colin Barnett Wrong on Iron Ore
Mining
Sunday October 26 2014

BHP Boss says Colin Barnett Wrong on Iron Ore

BHP Billiton boss Andrew Mackenzie says West Australian Premier Colin Barnett is "completely wrong" to suggest the mining giant and Rio Tinto are flooding the iron...

BHP Production Up, Prices Down
Mining
Thursday October 23 2014

BHP Production Up, Prices Down

BHP Billiton has started the fiscal year with large jumps in iron ore and coal production that could test shareholders' resolve.

Mining
Aug 21 2018
BHP Sends Work Offshore, Angers Union

BHP has awarded a major steelwork contract for its new South Flank mine in the central Pilbara to a Chinese company, drawing the ire of the...

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Mining
Jan 19 2018
BHP Boosts Copper and Coal Output

BHP Billiton has maintained its full-year production guidance for most commodities including iron ore after reporting a first-half boost in production of copper and energy coal.

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