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BOGOTA, May 23 Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 19.6 million tonnes in the first quarter, down 11.7 percent from output the year before, the Energy and Mining Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
May 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 29 points higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open.
May 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening open 29 points higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * HSBC: HSBC Holdings PLC posted on Friday an unexpected 4 percent drop in first-quarter pre-tax profit due to a surge in investments, missing estimates, and announced plans to initiate a new share buyback of up to $2 billion. * BT: BT Group Plc is set to reveal plans to cut thousands more jobs as Britain's biggest telecommunications company battles to wi
SAO PAULO Mining company Vale SA said on Friday that a Brazilian court has postponed to June 25 the deadline for when it must reveal its compensation plan for victims of the 2015 Samarco mine disaster.
April 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 6 points higher at 7,323 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP BILLITON: BHP Billiton cut its 2018 fiscal year iron ore output guidance on Thursday citing issues in its railroad car unloading system, while also slightly raising its copper output expectations given higher production at the Escondida mine. * ASTRAZENECA: U.S. regulators have expanded use of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Tagrisso to incl
SHANGHAI BHP Billiton is expanding its business as a supplier of battery minerals at its nickel refinery in Western Australia, planning to start producing nickel sulphate next year and looking at cobalt output as well, a company executive said.
* May double nickel sulphate output to 200,000 T (Recasts, adds details on cobalt, nickel sulphate plans)
The long-delayed Browse gas project off Western Australia has gained key support, with partners in the North West Shelf liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant aiming to agree on a tariff by end-June to handle Browse gas, Woodside Petroleum's chief executive said on Wednesday.
* Woodside Q1 revenue up 30 pct (Recasts with CEO comments on Browse, LNG, Senegal)
SYDNEY Global miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday it had made a final decision to leave the World Coal Association (WCA) over differences on climate change but would remain a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.