BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L)
23 Jan 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.
* Australian shares up 0.3 pct, buoyed by miners, but head for weekly loss
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.
LONDON, Dec 18 For years, the Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale was a darling of emerging market investors, who were happy to ignore the company's poor record on environmental and social issues because of the high yields its bonds paid.
* 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.
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