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IMARC 2016 to put Melbourne on the mining spotlight

The Andrews Labor Government has launched Australia’s leading mining business event, the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), which will be held at the...

Samarco to stay shut, BHP to cut 40% of workforce via voluntary redundancies

BHP Billiton has announced that it plans to cut 40% of its workforce at the Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil through voluntary redundancies. The...

BHP Billiton teams up with Peking University to fast-track CCUS research

BHP Billiton had inked a three-year, US$7.37 million agreement with Peking University (PKU) to unlock the potential of carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)...

Brazilian Authorities hit Samarco JV partners with A$57.6bn lawsuit

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed a US$43 billion (A$57.6 billion) civil lawsuit against Samarco and its owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton for...

Escondida opens third concentrator plant

Minera Escondida, the subsidiary of BHP Billiton, has officially opened its third copper concentrate plant during a ceremony carried out on site. The US$4.2 billion Organic...

BHP Billiton announces plans to lower copper prices

BHP Billiton President Copper, Daniel Malchuk, has today announced plans to lower copper unit costs to US$1.08 per pound in the 2017 financial year,...

GE and BHP join forces to boost efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions in...

General Electric and BHP Billiton have formed a partnership to work on pinpointing innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from mining operations and...

Celebrating 130 Years of History

BHP Billiton is today celebrating the 130 year anniversary of the incorporation of BHP and its significant contribution to the Australian economy and society...

BHP announces executive changes, puts Dalla Valle in charge of potash unit

BHP Billiton has announced that it will be shifting responsibility for its potash unit to Mr Dean Dalla Valle who is currently serving as...

BHP’s South32 and Alcoa to suspend production at Alumar smelter

Global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa has announced that it will curtail the remaining 74,000 metric tons of smelting capacity...
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