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Asia-Pacific metals industry welcomes TPP deal

Metal processing and mining industries in the Asia-Pacific region have welcomed the conclusion of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that will reduce barriers to trade between 12 countries.

BHP defends South Africa power usage

BHP Billiton has defended its power contracts and usage, following accusations that the miner continues to produce aluminium at its smelters with subsidised electricity while power shedding on the national grid requires others in the country to switch off.