Orica has confirmed that it is the new explosives supplier for BHP and Roy Hill at their iron ore operations in the Pilbara region.
Downer EDI has been awarded a $600 million contract to provide mining and related services at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Blackwater coal mine in Queensland.
Downer this week announced $155 million in contract wins through its engineering, construction and maintenance division, including mining and energy deals with Chevron and Alcoa in Western Australia, and BHP in South Australia.
BHP has joined the industry trend of lifting returns to shareholders by significantly increasing its dividend for the first half of the 2018 financial year.
BHP will record a $US1.8 billion ($2.3 billion) tax expense in its upcoming half-year report due to changes to the US corporate income tax rate.
BHP is continuing a recruitment drive for the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia as it ramps up operations to full capacity in the current quarter.
Australian miner BHP has unseated Glencore as the most valuable brand in mining, according to research from Brand Finance.
Investor Elliott Management has again suggested that BHP should review its dual-listed structure and reorganise as a single company in Australia to add over $22 billion in value for shareholders.
BHP is weighing up several options in a plan to offload its onshore petroleum assets in the United States.
Incitec Pivot has lost its contract to supply explosives products and services to Pilbara iron ore miner Roy Hill.
The Minerals Council of Australia is to go ahead with advertisements expressing the benefits of coal despite warnings from prominent member BHP that they would pull out of the organisation by the end of 2018 if it continued to do so.
Breathe-safe is determined to help mine workers avoid the health issues related to respirable dust through much-needed education.
BHP has released an industry association review that brings into question its membership of the World Coal Association (WCA) by March 2018 and has threatened to leave the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), a group whose relations with the oil giant have been fraught in recent months.
Monadelphous has secured maintenance and construction contracts in the resources and infrastructure industries worth a combined value of around $110 million.
BHP’s plan to develop the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara has been recommended by the state’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Deloitte’s Nicki Ivory discusses how human resources strategies have evolved over the past year to improve diversity and inclusiveness.
Incitec Pivot’s contract to supply ammonium nitrate prill to BHP’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara will end in late 2019.
BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie delivered a speech at the Melbourne Mining Club’s 100th Luncheon yesterday, touching on topics as diverse as the unpredictable future of mining and China’s Belt and Road initiative, to public erosion in government trust.
From April 2018, BHP subsidiary South32 will invest R 4.3 billion ($395 million) to manage South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) as a stand-alone, extending the mine life of Klipspruit colliery by up to 20 years.
BHP expects to deliver $US1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) in productivity gains from its Australian operations over the next two years through projects like the expansion of Olympic Dam.