BHP Billiton

BHP proposes mining consolidation with Anglo American

11 May 2024

Australian mining giant Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) has proposed to take over smaller peer Anglo American in an all-share deal that values the company at $38.9 billion

BHP Billiton to exit loss-making US shale business

22 Aug 2017

The mining giant, which announced a 192 per cent increase in its net profit to $5.89 billion for the year ended 30 June and a 24 per cent rise in revenues to $38.29 billion, instead opted to reward investors with a three-fold hike in dividend to 43 cents a share and return $2.5 billion to its bondholders

BHP names packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman

16 Jun 2017

BHP Billiton seeks to divest Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile

10 May 2017

BHP Billiton once again puts its Fayetteville shale gas assets for sale

26 Apr 2017

BHP Billiton slumps to record $6.4 billion annual loss

16 Aug 2016

Brazil files $44bn suit against Vale, BHP Billiton

04 May 2016

The lawsuit filed by prosecutors over the dam burst that killed 19 people last November challenges a previous agreement the two firms signed with Brazil’s central and state governments

Brazil freezes BHP, Vale assets over dam burst

22 Dec 2015

Brazil slaps $66-mn fine on BHP, Vale for dam burst

13 Nov 2015

Dozens missing after mudslide flattens village in Brazil

07 Nov 2015

BHP Billiton not expecting iron-ore shipments to be directly affected by Tianjin explosions

14 Aug 2015

BHP spin-off South32 to write down $1.9 bn on manganese, coal assets

22 Jul 2015

BHP to take $2.8-bn hit on US gas and shale assets

16 Jul 2015

BHP spin-off South32 makes modest debut in ASX

19 May 2015

BHP, Rio Tinto questioned over Singapore marketing hubs

11 Apr 2015

BHP’s $13-bn South32 spin-off to cost $738 mn

18 Mar 2015

The proposed spin off of BHP Billiton's base metals and coal assets has met with mixed reactions from investors and analysts

BHP Billiton cuts oil and gas spending as oil prices plunge

21 Jan 2015

The company said it would cut oil exploration by 20 per cent to $600 million in 2015

BHP to name proposed spinoff company South32

09 Dec 2014

The new company’s name represents its major assets in the southern hemisphere in Australia and South Africa, linked by the 32nd parallel south of latitude and the company’s regional approach to managing its operations

BHP Billiton abandons sale of Nickel West mining operation

12 Nov 2014

BHP Billiton to sell Fayetteville natural shale gas assets

28 Oct 2014

BHP Billiton yields to UK investors over listing of spin-off

17 Oct 2014

Ore miners to face rough weather from global glut: BHP

06 Oct 2014

BHP to spin off $14 bn of assets; to form new company

20 Aug 2014

The divestiture will comprise BHP’s less profitable aluminium, manganese, nickel silver and some coal operations

BHP Billiton weighs $20-bn non-core assets spin-off

01 Apr 2014

BHP Billiton, the world's second-largest mining company and Australia's highest revenue earner, is weighing spinning off some of its non-core assets into a new $20-billion company

BHP shuts down Australian nickel mine

17 Dec 2013

The company said the closure of the mine, which was under suspension since 31 October following a significant seismic event, was purely on safety grounds