BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L)
24 May 2017
SYDNEY BHP Billiton is seeking environmental approval to dig two new mines to extend the life of its Nickel West unit in the state of Western Australia, which is facing a shortfall in ore supply.
May 18 Australian shares fell on Thursday as Westpac Banking Corp traded ex-dividend, posting its worst day in nearly eleven months, while a slump in Wall Street due to the worsening White House turmoil added to the gloom.
SYDNEY, May 18 Activist investor Elliott Management on Thursday said a meeting with BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie in Barcelona had been "constructive".
NEW YORK, May 17 The owners of several new potash mines that are adding fertilizer to an already over-supplied market are banking on better times, bucking industry thinking that the projects may snuff a modest price recovery.
BOGOTA, May 16 Colombia's coal output rose 3 percent to 22.2 million tonnes in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2016, the national mining agency said in a statement on Tuesday.
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SYDNEY/LONDON Activist investor Elliott Management raised the pressure for strategic changes at BHP on Tuesday, calling for an independent review of the mining giant's petroleum business.
SYDNEY, May 16 Elliott Management on Tuesday revised its proposal for an overhaul of BHP Billiton's corporate structure, calling for the mining giant to remain incorporated in Australia.
SYDNEY/LONDON, May 12 BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie, batting off an attack by activist funds, will tell investors in Barcelona next week that the top global miner can pump more for less out of its unloved shale assets.
SYDNEY One of the last reminders of a merger 16 years ago that created the world's biggest mining house will be erased on Monday when BHP Billiton changes its name back to just BHP.