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

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

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


Santos pulls out of Indian oil and gas blocks

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

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

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

BHP Billiton net plunges 29.5% to $10.88 bn

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

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

'China GDP points to steadier commodity demand'

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

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

BHP to cut jobs as slowdown bites

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