BHP will fund 3500 new apprenticeship and training positions to support employment, business opportunities and skills development in the mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.
Junior explorer Encounter Resources has received endorsement for its Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory from mining giant BHP, with the two companies forming a joint venture.
BHP has hired SensOre to target mineral deposits that support the Nickel West operations in Western Australia after months of discussion.
BHP will continue to consult Traditional Owners before starting mining activities at locations that have been approved by the Western Australia’s Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.
BHP is continuing to review its Mt Arthur coal operations, including making moves to lower operating costs, despite the mining giant expressing its interest to sell the New South Wales mine.
BHP has confirmed that it will open its Nickel West sulphate plant in Western Australia this financial year after the development was delayed.
BHP has added more than 5000 people to its workforce in the 2020 financial year.
BHP has awarded local construction materials manufacturer Adbri a four-year contract extension at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
BHP is establishing a new company that will comprise Banjima Elders and senior company representatives to provide input into mine plans at the South Flank iron ore project in Western Australia.
BHP has awarded Monadelphous a contract at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia as one of three agreements between the two companies which combined have a value of approximately $120 million.
BHP has pledged to to reduce emissions from its operations by 30 per cent by 2030, and predicated that it will ‘continue to thrive’ under net zero emissions in the future.
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BHP has further diversified its board of directors, with Christine O’Reilly set to become part of the team next month.
BHP has awarded the world’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carrier tender for the company’s chartered vessels along the Western Australia to China route.
BHP plans to reduce scope two emissions at its Queensland coal mines by 50 percent in the next five years.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has shipped more than 300 containers of trestles and conveyors from its Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland.
BHP chief executive Mike Henry has outlined the company’s goal to grow its future-facing commodity assets, including copper, nickel and potash over the coming year.
BHP has ventured further into North America by partnering with Midland Exploration in the hunt for nickel in Quebec, Canada.
Whitehaven Coal executive general manager HSE, Sarah Withell has emerged a winner of the Women in Industry Awards for Excellence in Mining.
BHP has made a sweep of changes and additions to its executive leadership team to enhance the company’s future readiness and long-term growth.