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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

BHP Updates on Settlement Over Samarco Dam Burst
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 

June 26 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Ltd ::SAMARCO UPDATE .ENTERED INTO A FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH OTHER PARTIES THAT PROVIDES FOR SETTLEMENT OF BRL20 BILLION CIVIL CLAIM.AGREEMENT CONDITIONAL ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF BRAZIL SIGNING AGREEMENT & IS SUBJECT TO RATIFICATION BY 12TH FEDERAL COURT OF MINAS GERAIS.PARTIES HAVE AGREED TO FILE A PETITION WITH 12TH FEDERAL COURT TO DISMISS BRL20 BILLION CIVIL CLAIM.GOVERNANCE AGREEMENT PROVIDES FOR SUSPENSION OF BRL155 BILLION CIVIL CLAIM FOR PERIOD OF 2 YEARS FOLLOWING RATIFICATION OF GOVERNANCE AGREEMENT.AGREED ON A PROCESS TO DISMISS CERTAIN OTHER PUBLIC CIVIL ACTIONS WHICH COVER SAME CLAIMS AS BRL155 BILLION CIVIL CLAIM.  Full Article

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance To Sell Gregory Crinum Mine To Sojitz Corp For A$100 Mln
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance: :BHP BILLITON MITSUBISHI ALLIANCE TO SELL GREGORY CRINUM MINE TO SOJITZ CORP FOR A$100 MILLION.  Full Article

BHP CEO Says U.S. Onshore Exit Making Good Progress
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - BHP Plc ::CEO MACKENZIE SAYS CO IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS WITH EXIT FROM ITS ONSHORE US BUSINESS.  Full Article

Cooper Energy Announces Deal To Buy BHP's 90 Pct Interest In Minerva Gas Plant
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 

May 1 (Reuters) - Cooper Energy Ltd ::SIGNED DEAL WITH BHP BILLITON PETROLEUM (VICTORIA) PTY TO BUY BHP'S 90% INTEREST IN MINERVA GAS PLANT.TOGETHER WITH AWE LIMITED AND MITSUI E&P AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, CO HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH BHP BILLITON PETROLEUM (VICTORIA) PTY.AFTER COMPLETION TRANSACTION, COOPER TO HOLD A 50% INTEREST IN GAS PLANT AND AWE AND MITSUI E&P AUSTRALIA TO EACH HOLD A 25% INTEREST.AFTER DEAL COMPLETION, CO TO HOLD 50 PERCENT STAKE IN GAS PLANT; AWE LTD & MITSUI E&P AUSTRALIA WILL EACH HOLD 25 PERCENT STAKE.  Full Article

BHP Says Court Postponed Deadline For Samarco Settlement
Monday, 23 Apr 2018 

April 23 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Ltd ::SAMARCO UPDATE.COURT IN BRAZIL APPROVED ADDITIONAL 66 DAYS TO CONTINUE DISCUSSIONS ON NEGOTIATIONS FOR SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS RELATED TO SAMARCO DAM FAILURE.EXTENSION WILL END ON 25 JUNE.  Full Article

Adelaide Brighton Ltd - Adelaide Brighton Signs Major SA Cement Contract,Bhp-Abc.Ax
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

Adelaide Brighton Ltd ::ADELAIDE BRIGHTON LTD - ADELAIDE BRIGHTON SIGNS MAJOR SA CEMENT CONTRACT,BHP-ABC.AX.ADELAIDE BRIGHTON LTD - CONTRACT WITH BHP FOR CONTINUATION OF SUPPLY OF CEMENT AND LIME TO BHP'S OLYMPIC DAM MINE.  Full Article

BHP Says FY Iron Ore Production Guidance Reduced To Between 272 And 274 Mt
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - BHP Billiton Ltd ::QTRLY IRON ORE MINED (100 PCT BASIS) 67 MT VERSUS 62 MT A YEAR AGO.QTRLY PETRLOEUM PRODUCTION 45 MMBOE VERSUS 50.6 MMBOE LAST YEAR.QTRLY TOTAL COPPER PRODUCTION 457 KT VERSUS 227 KT LAST YEAR.PETROLEUM GUIDANCE FOR 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR REMAINS UNCHANGED AT BETWEEN 180 AND 190 MMBOE.FY IRON ORE PRODUCTION GUIDANCE REDUCED TO BETWEEN 272 AND 274 MT (100 PCT BASIS) REFLECTING CAR DUMPER RELIABILITY ISSUES.COPPER GUIDANCE FOR 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR NARROWED TO BETWEEN 1,700 AND 1,785 KT FROM BETWEEN 1,655 AND 1,790 KT.PETROLEUM CAPITAL EXPENDITURE GUIDANCE REMAINS UNCHANGED AT ABOUT US$1.9 BILLION FOR 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR.GROUP COPPER EQUIVALENT PRODUCTION IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY 6 PCT IN 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR.OLYMPIC DAM PRODUCTION GUIDANCE FOR 2018 REDUCED FROM 150 KT TO ABOUT 135 KT.EXIT PROCESS FOR ONSHORE US IS PROGRESSING TO PLAN, BIDS EXPECTED BY JUNE 2018 & TRANSACTIONS POTENTIALLY TO BE ANNOUNCED IN H1 2019.  Full Article

BHP Selects Jacobs To Deliver Engineering Services For New Nickel Sulphate Facility
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc ::BHP SELECTS JACOBS TO DELIVER ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR NEW NICKEL SULPHATE FACILITY.JACOBS ENGINEERING - AWARDED ENGINEERING SERVICES CONTRACT FROM BHP FOR NEW NICKEL SULPHATE FACILITY LOCATED AT CO'S KWINANA NICKEL REFINERY.  Full Article

Bhp Billiton ‍Agrees To Fund Up To US$181 Mln For Renova Foundation & Samarco Mineração
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Bhp Billiton Ltd ::‍AGREED TO FUND A TOTAL OF UP TO US$181 MILLION IN FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR RENOVA FOUNDATION AND SAMARCO MINERAÇÃO S.A UNTIL 30 JUNE 2018​.AN AMOUNT OF US$48 MILLION WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO SAMARCO.AN AMOUNT OF US$133 MILLION WILL BE USED TO FUND RENOVA FOUNDATION TO UNDERTAKE REMEDIATION AND COMPENSATION PROGRAMS.  Full Article

Fugro And Cgg's Jointventure Seabed Geosolutions Awarded Two New Contracts
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Fugro and Seabed Geosolutions::.  Full Article

METALS-Copper down for 5th week as U.S.-China trade war weighs

SINGAPORE, July 13 Copper eased about half a percent on Friday and was poised for a fifth straight weekly fall on concerns about weaker demand amid a U.S.-China trade dispute.