BHP Billiton to spinoff assets into Mining Company

BHP Billiton to spinoff assets into Mining Company

By Anna Domanska - Aug 19, 2014

BHP Billiton Ltd. announced its yearly profits climbed 23%, as it outlined plans to create a new company to accommodate assets including nickel mines and aluminum smelters that wou

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China demand for iron ore makes Rio Tinto more optimistic about future

China demand for iron ore makes Rio Tinto more optimistic about future

By Carrie Ann - May 08, 2013

At last, mining giants such as Rio Tinto Plc and BHP Billiton Ltd are more than satisfied as they enjoy strong China’s demand for iron ore. The industry leaders note that iron or

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BHP gets rid of Pinto Valley for $650m

BHP gets rid of Pinto Valley for $650m

By Carrie Ann - Apr 29, 2013

BHP Billiton informed that it finally got rid of the Pinto Valley copper mine and a railroad in Arizona. The lucky buyer of these assets is Canada’s Capstone Mining Corp. which i

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BHP Billiton on the hunt for CEO Kloppers successor

BHP Billiton on the hunt for CEO Kloppers successor

By Carrie Ann - Nov 07, 2012

BHP Billiton Ltd., the largest mining company by market value, has started the search for a new chief executive officer who will replace its current CEO Kloppers.The search process

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Queensland Coal Production to Increase Due to BHP Billiton

Queensland Coal Production to Increase Due to BHP Billiton

By Aubrey Chang - Aug 29, 2012

BHP Billiton, the biggest miner in the world, has shifted focus to the Queensland coal output, which it aims to increase by a rate of about 10 percent every year over the course of

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BHP Billiton sells Yeelirrie uranium deposit to Cameco for $430m

BHP Billiton sells Yeelirrie uranium deposit to Cameco for $430m

By Anna Domanska - Aug 27, 2012

Almost one week after an announcement regarding calling of the Olympic Dam Project, BHP Billiton has informed that it is selling one of Australian largest undeveloped uranium depos

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BHP Billiton sets aside Olympic Dam project as profit drops

BHP Billiton sets aside Olympic Dam project as profit drops

By Anna Domanska - Aug 25, 2012

BHP Billiton, the top global miner, informed that its Olympic Dam cooper expansion project was delayed. BHP officials added that no major projects would be approved in a year to Ju

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis likened to Chernobyl. Asian Markets Fall.

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis likened to Chernobyl. Asian Markets Fall.

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 12, 2011

Reports poured in about Japan’s nuclear crisis having now got bad enough to be equated with the Chernobyl disaster, causing a significant dip in stock markets across Asia – the

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Bullish or Bearish? Merger talks strong between London and Toronto Exchanges

Bullish or Bearish? Merger talks strong between London and Toronto Exchanges

By Anna Domanska - Feb 09, 2011

Should we expect the emergence of a Big-Daddy market for mining in the near future? Because that’s what would happen if the London Stock Exchange and the TMX Group, the parent co

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