BHP Billiton

 
BHP write-down reveals fragile state of shale
BHP write-down reveals fragile state of shale
After the latest charge, Melbourne-based BHP values its United States onshore business at $24-billion. That's more than 40% higher than what...
Glencore offers bonds in Oz as it assesses local targets
Glencore offers bonds in Oz as it assesses local targets
Glencore, the miner that's said it's assessing acquisitions in Australia, is selling debt in the country for the first time after the discount for...
BHP Billiton to split in two
BHP Billiton to split in two
At the bottom end of the resources cycle, companies are feeling the pressure to deliver value to shareholders. This week, the actions of two...
BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units
BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, plans a spinoff of a company which will include assets from aluminum smelters to South African...
Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump
Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump
Kumba Iron Ore, the Anglo American unit that owns Africa's largest mine for the steelmaking ingredient, said first-half profit fell 16% after...
Barrick Gold's chair lauds Glencore over BHP as a mining model
Barrick Gold's chair lauds Glencore over BHP as a mining model
Ask Peter Munk, the founder and former chairperson of Barrick Gold Corporation, whom he most admires in the mining industry, and you get a...
BHP Billiton defends its appointment
BHP Billiton defends its appointment
The mining giant BHP Billiton has defended the appointment of Mkhwanazi to its operations after his five-year stint at the energy regulator, during...
Eskom's deals leave us in the dark
Eskom's deals leave us in the dark
One cannot blame BHP Billiton for negotiating its electricity deal with Eskom. The Australian company had the foresight to see that, in the long...
BHP Billiton 'expects' Eskom to respect power deals
BHP Billiton 'expects' Eskom to respect power deals
Eskom, which needs to generate cash to build new power stations to meet rising demand in Africa's biggest economy, has been trying to renegotiate the long-term preferential deals since 2009....
Investors take JSE by the horns
Investors take JSE by the horns
The top 10 JSE-listed performers this week were British American Tobacco, SABMiller, BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Richemont South Africa, MTN Group,...
Botswana polishes its prospects
Botswana polishes its prospects
South Africa attempted and failed to domesticate a large part of the sorting, cutting and polishing and create a large diamond beneficiation...

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