BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX)
23 May 2019
MELBOURNE Global miner BHP Group on Wednesday said it plans to expand its nickel sulphide operations amid an expected boom in demand for the material in electric vehicle batteries.
* Could expand nickel ops through exploration or acquisitions
* Glencore says new sources of battery minerals needed (Updates with details from Rio, Glencore)
Global miner BHP Group will keep its Nickel West operations in Australia amid increasing demand for materials used to make batteries, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, May 14 Global miner BHP Group will keep its Australian Nickel West operations amid the positive outlook for battery materials, Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SANTIAGO Brazilian miner Vale SA expects to restore capacity lost after the deadly Brumadinho tailings dam burst within two to three years, executives said on Friday, emphasizing that the company is not rushing to resume full output.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SANTIAGO, May 10 Brazilian miner Vale SA expects to restore capacity lost after the deadly Brumadinho tailings dam burst within two to three years, executives said on Friday, emphasizing that the company is not rushing to resume full output.
April 18 Australian miner South32 Ltd on Thursday reported a 37 percent fall in its third-quarter coking coal production compared to the second quarter, as its continues to focus on keeping down costs at its Illawarra operations.
MELBOURNE BHP Group, the world's biggest miner, joined rival Rio Tinto on Wednesday in cutting its forecast for iron ore output after a tropical cyclone, although analysts expect high prices to limit any impact on profits.
* Iron ore costs creep up to less than $15 from less than $14/T (Recasts, adds detail, adds fund manager comment)