They allege they contracted incurable lung diseases while working on mines and want compensation for the harm caused to their health
Workers and their families claim they contracted lung disease from coal dust while working on mines owned by BHP Billiton, South32 SA and others
The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"
The size of BHP Billiton’s $2.8bn write-down for its US shale assets took some banks by surprise – at least two thought it was too small.
The resources giant is selling debt down under for the first time following indications that it is looking to buy more Australian assets.
The world’s biggest mining company has announced a demerger, while Glencore has been buying up its own shares.
Resources giant BHP Billiton plans a demerger in order to streamline and simplify its operations and South African assets are on the chopping block.
The Anglo American unit which had enjoyed sky-high iron ore prices in the past now faces a decline in profits as the metal price drops.
In an exit interview, Barrick Gold’s founder Peter Munk has said Glencore Xstrata’s boss is going to "eat them all".
BHP Billiton has defended the appointment of Xolani Mkhwanazi to its South African operations after his five-year stint at energy regulator Eskom.
The parastatal’s short-term view has led to profits in the beginning, but has come back to haunt it.
BHP Billiton says it expects Eskom to honour deals that let the mining giant buy electricity for its smelters at over half the cost of production.
The JSE continues to break records despite South Africa’s economic woes and gloomy political headlines ahead of the ANC national conference.
Botswana, the world’s largest diamond producer by value, is now doing with its diamond mining industry what SA failed to achieve for a century.
New miners need more efficient infrastructure to capitalise on rich deposits in the Kalahari, writes Teigue Payne.
Parastatal has to burn money to kill energy-guzzling furnaces as it faces a tight spot in power supply.
The ANC is pondering a windfall tax as a less risky way to maximise benefits from minerals, writes <b>Kevin Davie</b>.
About 1 500 people marched to the offices Eskom and BHP Billiton in Jo’burg to protest against the way they affected the environment.
Judge Frans Kgomo has ordered state utility Eskom to release details of an undisclosed pricing deal with mining giant BHP Billiton, media reports say.
Freight group Transnet reported a rise in profit on Monday and said it would spend R110.6-billion on capital investments in the next five years.
Mozambican NGOs have reported mining giant BHP Billiton to the JSE’s Socially Responsible Investment Index for it’s planned pollution.
Mining giant BHP Billiton on Monday abandoned its $39-billion takeover bid for fertiliser-maker Potash Corporation.
BHP Billiton is complicating public access to documents about a planned filter shutdown at its Mozambican aluminium smelter, an activist has alleged.
BHP Billiton’s $39-billion battle to take control of Canada’s Potash Corp is expected to drag on into next year.
Dr Adrian Saville compares the two resource companies and concludes that Anglo’s offers better value than BHP Billiton
BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest diversified miner, plans to drill for gas off South Africa’s west coast and will get exploration permits by August.
Australia’s plan to hit mining projects with a new tax might have upset resource companies, but it could prove popular with voters.
Eskom and BHP Billiton have agreed to amend pricing agreements for power supplies to BHP aluminium smelters in SA and Mozambique, Eskom said.
BHP Billiton’s annual profit fell almost 62% on a drop in commodity prices and a slump in demand, the company said on Wednesday.
BHP Billiton plans to axe 150 employees at its Hotazel Manganese Mines, trade union Solidarity said on Monday.
BHP Billiton’s chairperson, Don Argus, said on Thursday that as a standalone company BHP Billiton is in a strong financial and operating position.