BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L)
23 Sep 2016
SYDNEY, Sept 21 BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie's annual salary was cut in half following the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil that claimed 19 lives and caused widespread environmental damage, the global miner said.
SAO PAOLO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 8 Almost a year after a deadly dam spill at the Samarco mine, owned by BHP Billiton and Vale, there is still no date for restarting operations, complicating attempts to restructure Samarco's debt and increasing the possibility the miner may be allowed to run out of money.
LONDON, Sept 7 The backgrounds of the leaders of the world's top mining companies illustrate the choice facing investors, with BHP Billiton's chief executive having worked in the oil industry and Rio Tinto's new boss more focused on copper.
MELBOURNE, Sept 6 A private equity-backed firm expects to dig a new coal mine in Australia's prized Bowen Basin in 2017, tapping into a recovery in prices for coal used to make steel at a time when the world's biggest suppliers have stopped building mines.
MELBOURNE, Sept 5 Woodside Petroleum has agreed to buy half of BHP Billiton's stake in the Scarborough area gas fields off Western Australia for $400 million, in a move that could help speed a decision to develop the long delayed project.
Aug 31 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 13 points, or 0.19 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.26 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Aug 31 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 13 points, or 0.19 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed 0.25 percent lower on Tuesday at 6,820.79 points, as a drop in major mining and housebuilding stocks weighed on the market. * ARM: Shareholders in British technology company ARM approved its sale to Japan's SoftBank on Tuesday, marking the end of independence for the chip designer that powered the smartphone revo
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Federal prosecutors investigating the deadly dam spill in November at the Samarco iron ore mine, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will decide in coming weeks whether to charge the company and executives, a prosecutor in the case said on Tuesday.
Aug 30 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 13-18 points, or 0.2-0.3 percent, lower on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading down 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Aug 30 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open lower, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed up 21.15 points, or 0.3 percent on Friday at 6,838.05, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that a U.S. interest rate rise could come later this year, a relief for investors after last week's hawkish comments from some Fed policymakers. * BHP BILLITON: The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned b