BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX)
24 May 2019
* Could expand nickel ops through exploration or acquisitions
* Glencore says new sources of battery minerals needed (Updates with details from Rio, Glencore)
MELBOURNE Global miner BHP Group will keep its Australian Nickel West operations amid the positive outlook for battery materials, Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SANTIAGO, May 10 Brazilian miner Vale SA expects to restore capacity lost after the deadly Brumadinho tailings dam burst within two to three years, executives said on Friday, emphasizing that the company is not rushing to resume full output.
April 18 Australian miner South32 Ltd on Thursday reported a 37 percent fall in its third-quarter coking coal production compared to the second quarter, as its continues to focus on keeping down costs at its Illawarra operations.
* China's March steel output up 10 pct y/y (Updates closing prices; adds China March steel output data)
BEIJING, April 17 China's Dalian iron ore futures plunged on Wednesday as Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA is set to resume operations at the Brucutu mine, although its Australian rivals cut their production guidance for the year.
MELBOURNE BHP Group, the world's biggest miner, joined rival Rio Tinto on Wednesday in cutting its forecast for iron ore output after a tropical cyclone, although analysts expect high prices to limit any impact on profits.
* Iron ore costs creep up to less than $15 from less than $14/T (Recasts, adds detail, adds fund manager comment)
April 17 BHP Group, the world's biggest miner, on Wednesday cut its annual iron ore production forecast on disruptions caused by a tropical cyclone which pushed its quarterly output of the steel-making material 5 percent lower.