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  BHP Billiton > Home
BHP Billiton is the world's largest diversified resources company.
BHP Billiton today announced that it has reached agreement to sell Optimum Colliery (a thermal coal mine within BHP Billiton's South African portfolio), together with 6.5Mtpa of Richards Bay Coal Terminal entitlement to an entity controlled by a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) consortium, Optimum Coal Holdings (Pty) Ltd (OCH).
BHP Billiton today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Anglo Potash Limited ("Anglo Potash") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Anglo Potash at a price of C$8.15 cash per common share (the "Transaction").
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 BHP Billiton > Privacy Policy
BHP Billiton and its related entities ('BHP Billiton'), the publisher of bhpbilliton.com, view the personal privacy of users as an important issue, and are committed to maintaining the security of personal information provided to BHP Billiton by users in accessing bhpbilliton.com.
BHP Billiton will do so if it is necessary to protect any copyright or intellectual property in the material in the website, or if it is necessary to enforce the BHP Billiton website Terms and Conditions of Use.
BHP Billiton will collect details in the membership database that are relevant to the use of the e-Business websites.
www.bhpbilliton.com /bb/home/privacyPolicy.jsp   (942 words)

  CNN.com - China boom drives BHP sales - Aug. 28, 2003
BHP Billiton, which is dual-listed in Australia and the UK, said the impact of unfavorable exchange rates was about $560 million.
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest diversified resources company, was formed from the $28 billion merger of Australia's BHP and South Africa's Billiton in July 2001.
BHP Billiton said Thursday that total benefits and savings since the merger were now $595 million, against a target of $770 million by June 2005.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/08/28/australia.bhp/index.html   (579 words)

 BHP Billiton's net profit up 41 percent - Boston.com
BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, said Wednesday its net profit rose 41 percent to a record US$6.2 billion (euro4.7 billion) for the half-year through December.
BHP shares jumped A$1.56, or 6 percent, to A$28.24 on the news on the Australian Stock Exchange Wednesday.
BHP said commodity prices are set to remain high and the outlook for the global economy remains encouraging, with uncertainty over the U.S. economy balanced by strong growth in China and Europe.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2007/02/07/bhp_billitons_net_profit_up_41_percent   (375 words)

 BHP Billiton - moneymanager.com.au
This week BHP Billiton announced plans to invest $783 million to buy a stake from Andarko Petroleum in the promising Genghis Khan oil and gas field, situated next to the company's Shenzi oil and gas field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
BHP Billiton's pipeline of projects across the globe continues to be a major attraction of the company.
BHP Billiton is an attractive play on a long-term bull market in commodity prices and the shares are compelling value at the current price of $27.
www.moneymanager.com.au /articles/2006/11/20/1163871338175.html   (485 words)

 BHP Billiton and The Smith Family
BHP Billiton is the world’s largest diversified resources company, with some 35,000 employees working in more than 100 operations in approximately 20 countries.
BHP Billiton is committed to sustainable development and aims to be a valued member of the communities in which it works.
BHP Billiton provide us with use of function rooms at their Melbourne Corporate office, use of complimentary tickets they access through other partnerships which we can provide to our students and external venues for events hosted by The Smith Family.
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 Geological Society - Corporate Members - BHP Billiton Petroleum Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BHP Billiton is a world-leading diversified resources group, with an enterprise value of around US$ 31 billion.
The main BHP Billiton activities are the exploration, production and processing of minerals, the exploration and development of oil and gas, and the production and merchandising of steel.
BHP Billiton Petroleum, one of the main BHP Billiton businesses, is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a predominant upstream emphasis.
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 CSC: RFID Refines Copper Quality for BHP Billiton
Ten percent of the copper produced in BHP Billiton's Chile-based Cerro Colorado mine alone might be off-grade, resulting in decreased revenue and increased cost to manually separate contaminated copper.
CSC and BHP Billiton tested the effectiveness of RFID in the company's Cerro Colorado tank house, in a hostile environment that included acid mist in the air, water temperatures of 190 degrees Fahrenheit and short-circuiting.
With RFID technology successfully operational at Cerro Colorado, BHP is in the process of building an automated pilot mine in Peru, and eventually a fully automated mine in Chile that is expected to increase safety for workers on the job.
www.csc.com /solutions/supplychainmanagement/casestudies/2213.shtml   (645 words)

 BHP Billiton CEO to step down - Boston.com
BHP, which has a dual listing in Australia and London, is adding $10 billion to a previously announced return of $3 billion to shareholders.
BHP stock, which rose 5.9 percent in Australia to end at a 24-week closing high of A$28.24, was up 4.7 percent at 1,032 pence in London by 0840 GMT after an earlier high of 1,041.5 pence.
BHP said market indicators did not suggest a largescale build-up in commodity inventories in 2007, although demand was still likely to vary regionally.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2007/02/07/bhp_billiton_to_pay_out_10_bln_ceo_to_step_down   (818 words)

 BHP Billiton Limited - Free Market News Network
BHP Billiton today released the report of its internal review into the matters raised in the Cole Commission of Inquiry into the UN Oil for Food Program, and in particular the payment by BHP Petroleum for a shipment of wheat delivered to Iraq in 1996.
BHP Petroleum did not act inconsistently with UN Sanctions by executing the 2000 Agreement or the ‘To Whom It May Concern’ letter because neither changed the original character of the 1996 Wheat Shipment.
BHP Billiton’s ability to operate effectively in countries that are more "difficult" and "risky" and to responsibly manage its community programs will be impaired if its reputation is damaged.
www.freemarketnews.com /Press-Release.asp?nid=12250   (1433 words)

 www.mineweb.net | co_releases BHP Billiton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This significant discount to market ensures the buy-back is in the best interests of BHP Billiton and all of its shareholders, regardless of their location, tax status or participation in the buy-back.
BHP Billiton’s Chief Financial Officer, Alex Vanselow, said “the successful execution of the off-market buy-back provides an optimal means for maximising economic value for all of our shareholders.
The Board of BHP Billiton believes that this US$2 billion capital management initiative, which is in addition to the 3 US cents per share increase in the interim dividend, demonstrates our continued commitment to capital discipline as well as our confidence in the Company’s outlook and strong cash generative capabilities," Mr Vanselow said.
www.mineweb.net /co_releases/160920.htm   (777 words)

 BHP Billiton
In August 2005 BHP Billiton announced it had completed the purchase of 100% of WMC Resources shares, securing control of the world's largest uranium deposit at Olympic Dam.
BHP Billiton is the world's largest diversified resources company, with over 100 operations in more than 20 countries.
BHP got its start with a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill in New South Wales, bought into iron ore in 1899 and never looked back.
www.anawa.org.au /industry/bhpb.html   (147 words)

 Oligopoly Watch
BHP Billiton, the #1 mining company in the world, is a structural anomaly.
The result of the 2001 acquisition of Australian mining company Billiton by UK-based resources company BHP Ltd., it is a dually-listed company with two headquarters, one in Melbourne and the other in London.
Billiton goes back to 1860, when it was found to exploit a tin mine in the East Indies.
www.oligopolywatch.com /2006/05/03.html   (602 words)

 BHP Billiton weighing future
With a market capitalization of $29.4 billion, BHP Billiton topped Alcoa to become the world's largest mining company and joined Rio Tinto and Anglo American in a giants club accounting for half of the global mining industry's resource equity value of $200 billion.
BHP Billiton could afford to do this because it sold other commodities, like coal and oil, whose prices were stable or rising.
The industry, and BHP Billiton, still face big challenges, because historically commodities prices have fallen by an average of 2% a year, meaning they constantly have to run just to stay still.
www.alphacdc.com /treaty/billiton_future.html   (1510 words)

 BHP Billiton
BHP Billiton are the world’s largest diversified resources company, spanning 20 countries with more than 35 000 employees working in more than 100 operations.
BHP Billiton has an aim to become a premier global company and to occupy industry or near industry leader positions within the major commodity businesses.
BHP Billiton Aluminium – is one of the world’s major producers in alumina and aluminium.
www.checksure.biz /ftse_100_companies/bhp_billiton.htm   (485 words)

 BHP Billiton > About Us
BHP Billiton is a world-class business, built on the complementary strengths of two successful companies - BHP and Billiton.
View an interactive timeline to find out more about the rich histories of BHP and Billiton.
Get a quick overview of BHP Billiton, who we are, what businesses we operate, where we've come from and our Board and Executive Team.
www.bhpbilliton.com /bb/aboutUs.jsp   (164 words)

 BHP Billiton faces shareholder concern
BHP Billiton will face a barrage of concerned shareholders when it holds its meeting in Perth today.
Anti-nuclear protesters say BHP Billiton is ignoring the risk that uranium from its South Australian mine could end up in the hands of terrorists.
BHP Billiton workers at Melbourne were handed bottled water as they arrived at work to highlight how much water is consumed at Olympic Dam.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Action/press813.htm   (1243 words)

 Pravda.RU:BHP Billiton Bonus For Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BHP Billiton said a bonus issue of 35.2 million new ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Plc have been issued to shareholders in the South African section of its share register as compensation for the spin-off of BHP Steel Ltd.
Under the terms of the merger between BHP Ltd and Billiton Plc, any benefit accruing to shareholders of one part of the company must be offset with compensation to shareholders on the other side.
BHP Billiton Ltd shareholders received shares in BHP Steel when it listed earlier this month, while the UK section of the share register had 113.8 million shares issued as compensation last week.
www.newsfromrussia.com /comp/2002/07/31/33543_.html   (166 words)

 BHP Billiton > People & Employment
BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and exceptional talent.
At BHP Billiton we’re looking for people who want to grow with us around the globe, work well with others, take chances and stand out from the crowd.
BHP Billiton is keen to offer tertiary students a range of opportunities to get a head start in their careers.
www.bhpbilliton.com.au /bb/peopleAndEmployment/home.jsp   (286 words)

 BHP Billiton not currently eyeing Alcoa: sources | Reuters
SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AX: Quote, Profile, Research) (BLT.L: Quote, Profile, Research) is not currently working on a bid for U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa Inc (AA.N: Quote, Profile, Research), sources close to the matter said on Tuesday, playing down a newspaper report.
The Times newspaper said both BHP and Rio Tinto Ltd. (RIO.AX: Quote, Profile, Research)(RIO.L: Quote, Profile, Research) have drawn up separate plans for a $40 billion takeover of Alcoa Inc., helping to boost Alcoa's share price by as much as 10 percent.
BHP and Rio, which are listed in both Australia and London, declined to comment on the report, as did Alcoa, which has a market capitalization of about $28.5 billion.
www.reuters.com /article/ousiv/idUSN1243823220070213   (440 words)

 BHP Billiton - Subsea Oil and Gas Directory Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BHP Billiton is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a predominant upstream emphasis, and interests and activities in 10 countries.
BHP Billiton is one of the three main businesses of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited, one of Australia's largest listed public companies, and one of the world's major diversified resources groups.
BHP Billiton is a prominent member of the subsea oil and gas directory.
www.subsea.org /company/listdetails.asp?companyid=233   (277 words)

 BHP Billiton gets gold fish for environmental record   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In California, Hollywood stars are leading a community campaign against BHP Billiton’s plans to build a polluting liquefied natural gas terminal; communities in New South Wales and Queensland are working to halt BHP Billiton’s plans to expand the coal industry; and across the country, BHP Billiton’s colossal Roxby Downs uranium mine remains contentious,” said Mr.
“BHP Billiton makes much of its commitment to ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ – we call upon BHP Billiton to put its money where its mouth is and relinquish the outrageous legal privileges it has under the Roxby Downs Indenture Act.
Until BHP Billiton is subject to the same laws and responsibilities as everyone else in Australia, it is impossible to ensure their accountability,” Mr.
www.foe.org.au /mr/mr_26_09_06.htm   (397 words)

 RIGZONE - BHP Billiton Exploration Well Concluded in Trinidad
BHP Billiton announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BHP Petroleum (Trinidad) Ltd., has extended the hydrocarbon discoveries previously made in the Block 2(c) Production Sharing Contract area, offshore Trinidad, with its third exploration well.
This well has been drilled in an area where BHP Billiton has made earlier hydrocarbon discoveries with the exploratory wells Angostura-1 and Aripo-1 that were drilled in 1999 and 2000, respectively.
BHP Billiton is the designated operator and holds a 45 percent working interest in Block 2(c).
rigzone.com /news/article.asp?a_id=1394   (290 words)

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