The world’s No.1 mining company's CEO believes coal will remain the main source of affordable energy for growing economies.
BHP Mining News
Despite record production figures, the world’s no.1 miner's shares dropped in the ASX today.
The miner and commodities trading giant acquired an additional 14.5% interest in Mutanda, a copper mine in the province of Katanga, Congo.
200 jobs will be cut.
Chief Andrew Mackenzie highlighted he will base future decisions on BHP's "four key pillars": coal, iron ore, petroleum and copper.
Company not sure whether to reschedule an official opening event at this point.
Signs of recovery in the resource industry.
"People don't have anywhere to live, and they also are getting cancer from the mining operation."
Prices for the fuel used to make steel have been hurting because of low demand and oversupply from rivals.
Chile's Codelco and BHP’s Escondida mine face labour conflicts.
Marcus Randolph is the American who Andrew Mackenzie beat to become BHP Billiton CEO.
He won't be getting his full sign-on award shares worth US$1.5 million.
Mining stocks took a dip on Tuesday, as major companies such as Glencore Xstrata and BHP Billiton reported losses and massive writedowns.
Today's announcement takes BHP’s total commitment to Jansen to about $3.8 billion.
Related mainly to its sponsorship of the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
The the world's largest copper mine could be affected by another strike soon, warned union.
Workers at the world's largest copper mine walked out their job this morning.
World's largest mining company leader says demand for Australian commodities will increase about 75% in the next 15 years.
The Gregory Crinum coal complex is one of the several assets the world’s No.1 miner has been seeking to offload amid a slump in commodity prices.
The world's largest miner is cutting planned investment on a new blending and rail stockyard at Port Hedland.
The world’s largest miner is fast-tracking the modernization of its Pilbara iron ore division.
So far the world's largest mining company has not laid off anyone from its iron ore workforce.
Official documents reveal neither the Australian Federal Police nor the Australian Securities and Investments Commission did enough to investigate the 2008 Beijing Olympics-related claims against BHP.
The news comes less than two months after operator Woodside shelved the project in its current form.
BHP’s decision to use a 100% fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce at its Australian Bowen Basin coal mines, instead of hiring from the local community, is generating fierce opposition in Central Queensland.