BHP Billiton has rejected a proposal from US hedge fund firm Elliott Associates to alter its company structure and divest its US petroleum assets.
An Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel will be created this year to support recovery efforts following BHP and Vale’s Samarco mine disaster in Brazil.
Workers have returned to BHP Billiton’s coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin following Cyclone Debbie.
BHP Billiton has signed a contract with Pemex Exploration & Production Mexico to finish work on the Trion discovery in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
BHP Billiton is investing US$2.2 billion ($2.9 billion) as part of its share in the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 oil project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Woodside Energy, together with Rio Tinto and BHP, are taking part in a joint study to assess the viability of using LNG-fuelled iron ore bulk carriers.
BHP Billiton has released an online auctioning platform for shippers to offer the best haulage price for commodities such as iron ore to its customers.
A Brazilian bank has filed a class action suit against BHP Billiton and joint venture partner Vale, over $2.2 billion notes used to fund the failed Samarco project.
Vale, BHP Billiton Brazil and Samarco have entered a preliminary agreement with Brazil’s Federal Prosecutors’ Office over remediation fees following the Samarco tailings dam failure.
Brazil’s mines and energy minister Fernando Coelho Filho has suggested a restart of production at Samarco is likely in March.
Iron ore miner Samarco and joint venture owners BHP Billiton and Vale have entered a non-binding agreement allowing Samarco to use Vale’s Timbopeba tailings pit if it restarts operations.
BHP Australia minerals boss Mike Henry has called on resource leaders to do a better job of promoting the industry’s innovation, bright future, and economic contribution.
An Australian is among the 21 people Brazilian prosecutors have filed homicide charges against following BHP and Vale’s Samarco mine disaster in November last year.
BHP Billiton has announced its plan to make half its workforce women by 2025, in the lead up to the company’s annual general meeting in London today.
One of the most common ways multinationals take advantage of current laws to reduce their tax bill is through what’s known as transfer pricing.
Full power has been restored at BHP’s Olympic Dam following South Australia’s severe storms.
BHP’s Olympic Dam and OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill mine remain without power following South Australia’s storms last week.
South Australia’s largest mine, BHP’s Olympic Dam, was forced to halt production as storms battered the state.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) together with the Chamber of Minerals & Energy have launched an Iron Ore Facts website in response to Brendon Grylls’ proposed tax.
BHP has awarded a five-year freight contract to transport and logistics supplier Centurion, which will cover BHP Billiton’s Nickel West sites.