BHP is moving ahead with development of the South Flank iron ore project as a potential replacement for production from the ageing Yandi operation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
BHP is celebrating its 30-year anniversary of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the United States.
Ken MacKenzie has been named as Jac Nasser’s successor as chairman of BHP.
The Queensland department of natural resources and mines (DNRM) has granted the final heritage approval for Carbine Resources’ Mount Morgan gold copper project, southwest of Rockhampton.
BHP chief executive officer Andrew McKenzie believes the foundation has been set to grow the company by up to 50 per cent.
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.