Copper bears could get caught wrong-footed as a strike looms at the world’s biggest mine.
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Samarco, a joint venture of Vale SA and BHP Billiton, expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations.
Samarco expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations suspended after the 2015 environmental disaster.
The union had earlier asked the company to negotiate by 10:00 a.m. local time but said in a statement later on Monday that it had begun preparing for a strike.
The Nickel West operation in Western Australia, aiming to sell 90 percent of its output to the battery sector by the end of next year, has had success with lab tests.
The union at the world's biggest copper mine told the company it should prove its willingness to negotiate by Monday morning.
The vote began on Saturday and will continue through the middle of next week.
A unit of British oil major BP PLC will acquire BHP's unit which holds the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Permian assets for $10.5 billion.
Labor negotiations at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, are frozen without signs of progress.
The possibility of a strike was talked about over the weekend.
A common target for the thieves is Antofagasta Plc’s logistics unit Grupo FCAB, which owns and operates about 700 kilometers of railway lines used to transport cathode and semi-processed copper.
Labor talks at Escondida are in the final stretch before a 30-month contract expires at the end of July.
Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority has green-lighted a 50 to 100-year blueprint for the miner's operations in the Pilbara.
The London-based oil major has made the highest offer for the assets, which BHP prefers selling in a single package.
Top iron ore exporter forecasts a return to the $50s as Chinese imports starts annual decline after decades of growth.
A German battery plant could help ease an expected negative impact in the workforce employed by the local automotive industry.
BHP Billiton will add two electric vehicles to its 240 fleet of trucks at its Olympic Dam mine in South Australia. The vehicles are being tested looking at various performance measures, such as the vehicles’ […]
BHP says it has not received any formal communication regarding the legal actions.
Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".
A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.
Resolving the legal cases will allow talks with creditors to begin as the company starts to draft its long-term business plan.
The deal also includes a 2 percent increase over current base salaries.
The union at the world's largest copper mine said BHP has promised to respond to its recent proposal for a new contract by 3 pm local time on Monday.
The country's car industry currently employs about 840,000 people, with 210,000 of them working on powertrain production, the sub-sector set to be the worst hit.
The number of electric cars, including battery-electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric passenger light-duty vehicles, increased by 57% in 2017 from the previous year.