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BHP Billiton


World's top miner embracing the boom in electric car batteries

October 17, 2018 9:47 am

BHP’s Nickel West operation in Western Australia is aiming to sell 90 percent of output to the battery sector by the end of next year, switching away from a traditional customer base in the stainless steel market.

Rio Tinto finds diamond reserves in Bastar, but says can’t mine due to Maoist problem

January 24, 2014 4:44 am

State geological department has often suspected there could be diamonds in the Bastar region.

Santos pulls out of Indian oil and gas blocks

December 09, 2013 8:02 pm

Santos had won the blocks in the 6th round of New Exploration Licensing Policy.

BHP gives up nine oil and gas exploration blocks in India

October 22, 2013 1:39 am

BHP had earlier said it was facing delays in receiving permits from India’s defence ministry to conduct necessary exploration activities.

BHP gives up nine oil & gas exploration blocks in India

October 21, 2013 11:22 am

According to reports,company is withdrawing from the blocks because of delays in clearances.

BHP Billiton net plunges 29.5% to $10.88 bn

August 21, 2013 2:08 am

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton today said its net profit slumped 29.5 per cent to $10.88 billion in the year to June.

Canada blocks Petronas' $5.2 bn bid

October 20, 2012 5:09 pm

Canada has blocked Malaysian state oil firm Petronas' bid for gas producer Progress Energy.

'China GDP points to steadier commodity demand'

October 18, 2012 1:15 pm

The Chinese economy has slowed more than had been hoped for by the rest of the world.

BHP Billiton output shows clout of mega miners

October 17, 2012 12:10 pm

The global iron ore market is expected to grow by 650 million tonnes this decade.

BHP to cut jobs as slowdown bites

October 09, 2012 11:25 am

The cuts in iron ore will stoke worries about weakness in the Australian economy.