BHP Billiton PLC (BILJ.J)
Thu, Jan 18 2018
SANTIAGO, Jan 17 Output at BHP Billiton PLC's Escondida mine in Chile, the largest copper mine in the world, fell 7.8 percent in 2017 compared to the prior year due to a prolonged strike, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO, Jan 17 Brazil's Vale is in talks with Anglo American BHP Billiton Plc on options for their joint venture Samarco, and it may be easier for Vale to resolve that miner's problems as sole owner, a Vale director said on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO, Jan 17 Miner Vale SA is in talks with BHP Billiton Plc on options for their Brazilian joint venture Samarco, and Vale could be a 'natural' owner of the project, a director of the Brazilian mining company said on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE Global miner BHP Billiton said on Tuesday it had taken a preliminary decision to leave the World Coal Association (WCA) over differences on climate change and might also withdraw from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
* Prices unlikely to fall much, analyst says (Recasts, adds ExxonMobil, BHP and analyst comments)
LONDON/NEW YORK, Dec 12 BHP , the world's largest miner, has asked four investment banks to help it prepare for either a sale or spin-off of its underperforming U.S. shale oil and gas unit, with a view to taking a decision in early 2018, sources said.
Dec 6 Australian explosives maker Incitec Pivot Ltd said on Wednesday it has lost a major contract to supply miner BHP Billiton, denting its profits in fiscal 2020 and 2021.
* Also looking to exit "non-core" nickel business (Releads, adds details of nickel asset sale, ceo comments)
SYDNEY, Nov 15 Global fund manager Aberdeen Standard Investments fully supports activist investor Elliott Management's push for widespread structural changes at mining giant BHP Billiton, a senior Aberdeen manager said on Wednesday.
Global miner BHP Billiton reported a 4 percent drop in quarterly iron ore output following a fire at its Mount Whaleback mine in Australia in June, but said it still expects to hit its annual production target.