ARTICLES RELATING TO BHP BILLITON

South32 walks away from deal to buy Peabody mine

2017-04-18 12:07

South32 is ditching the first major deal it made since spinning off from BHP Billiton in 2015.

BHP CEO: 'Bloody awful' trade pledges threaten Trump's pump

2017-02-28 10:08

BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie has intensified his warnings that US trade protectionism under President Donald Trump would threaten global growth and the fight against poverty.

Tensions rise as strike hits world's top copper mine

2017-02-13 17:01

BHP Billiton has said it will take legal action after a group of about 300 people entered the Escondida mine during a strike and forced some contractors to abandon the site.

BHP, billionaire Rinehart join metals chase in Ecuador

2016-11-08 10:48

BHP Billiton and billionaire Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting are among commodity producers to have held talks over a potential entry into mining in Ecuador.

BHP profit tumbles 81% on prices collapse

2016-08-16 10:07

BHP Billiton's reported full-year underlying profit has declined 81% for the worst result since 2001 after raw materials tumbled to a 25-year low in January.

Brazil sues mining company in dam tragedy

2016-05-04 22:04

Shares in BHP Billiton tumbled after Brazil's Federal Public Prosecution announced it had launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that caused the worst environmental disaster in Brazil's history.

Biggest sovereign fund excludes 52 coal-related groups

2016-04-14 17:32

Norway's sovereign wealth fundhas excluded 52 coal-related companies after new ethical guidelines went into effect barring it from investing in such groups.

Panama Papers: BHP Billiton unaware of ‘high risk’ review

2016-04-04 14:14

BHP Billiton says it was unaware of Mossack Fonseca's internal assessment after the Panama Papers leak showed that a financial transaction sparked a “high risk” warning.

South32 flags $1.7bn writedown, massive SA job cuts

2016-02-04 07:07

Mining giant BHP Billiton's South32 spin-off has announced $1.7bn in asset writedowns and says it will axe hundreds of jobs in South Africa.

BHP, Rio evade worst as cyclone misses major ore port

2016-01-31 17:27

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and other iron-ore producers in Australia have evaded the worst of Cyclone Stan after it missed major export hubs and weakened as it moved inland.

 

Markets close firmer, but banks remain under strain

2017-04-10 18:38

South African markets ended firmer, while banks and retailers remain under pressure as investors review the implications of the most recent credit ratings downgrade.

Mining industry coming back from crisis

2017-02-21 18:27

The speed of the mining recovery is faster than anything that’s been seen in the past decade.

JSE's top 5 performers of 2016

2016-12-23 11:22

Fin24 compiled a list of the best performing companies on the JSE Top 40, based on net profit earnings.

BHP expects iron ore to notch declines

2016-09-05 14:15

BHP Billiton expects iron ore prices to begin retreating as “well-telegraphed” new supply hits the market from Australia and Brazil.

BHP flags 'another 10yrs' as iron ore adjusts after boom

2016-06-21 12:27

The iron ore market will take longer to balance out than other commodities as excess supply may take years to be absorbed after a boom, according to BHP Billiton.

One company. Three deals. So many questions.

2016-04-29 06:30

Optimum Coal has been sold three times in less than 10 years. It provides the prevailing South African story of some inexplicable deals involving politically connected individuals and companies.

Anglo American just won't sell the mines its rivals want

2016-04-05 13:55

For Anglo American, life would have to get a whole lot worse before it considers selling its best copper mines.

Eskom: It's not us holding back Nersa tariff report

2016-03-29 17:08

Eskom is not the reason why the Nersa report on tariff hikes has not been released to the public, according to the utility's spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

BHP Billiton reacts to Standard & Poor's review

2016-02-02 14:04

BHP Billiton reacts after Standard & Poor's has lowered the credit ratings of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton plc.

BHP may need $10bn stock sale - analyst

2016-01-22 10:05

BHP Billiton needs to raise as much as $10bn in a sale of new stock to its investors if it wants to keep its credit rating, a top-ranked analyst says.

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