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.
BHP Billiton Australia’s head of minerals, Mike Henry, has slammed WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls for providing ‘misleading’ information over the company’s finances following Grylls’ proposed mining tax.
In a Q&A with Critical Resource, Tom Butler, CEO and President of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), discusses lessons from the Samarco tailings spill in Brazil, the need to look closely at buyers’ sustainability commitments during asset sales, and the need to streamline transparency reporting.
In the wake of its massive losses, BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie has seen his payout halved year on year.
BHP has launched its first Technology and Innovation award, with Henry Muller taking it out.
A train derailment on Aurizon’s rail network in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has temporarily affected Glencore and BHP’s coking coal supplies.
Some well known resource stocks in Australia have reported major losses, including US$6.38 billion for BHP Billiton over the past year and US$1.1 billion for Santos over the past six months.
Some of the largest mining companies in the world have called for companies, including those in the oil and gas industry, to stop mining in World Heritage Sites.
BHP head of minerals in Australia, Mike Henry, has hit back against WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls’ mining tax proposal which would make WA the highest iron ore tax region in the world.