BHP Billiton is a single combined company comprised of two legal entities: BHP Billiton Limited (as traded on the Australian Stock Exchange [ASX] as ticker code BHP) ad BHP Billiton Plc (as traded on the London Stock Exchange [LSE] as ticker code BLT). The company is an exporter of metallurgical coal for the steel industry; an exporter of energy coal; a producer of iron ore, copper, nickel, manganese ore, primary aluminums, and manganese and chrome ferroalloys. It also has substantial interests in oil, gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), diamonds, silver, and titanium minerals.
- BHP abandons plans for US$30 billion expansion plan for their Olympic Dam copper/uranium project
- Full year net profit fell to US$15.42 billion. (AUD$14.77 billion)
- Market consensus predicts net profit to be US$16.9 billion. (AUD$16.14 billion)
- Last year's net profit was reported to be $22 billion, an Australian corporate record.
- Marius Kloppers, CEO and Mike Yeager, Head of Petroleum division have foregone their bonuses. Last year bonuses were $7.4 million.
BHP produced 41,072 million tonnes of iron ore in the second quarter, which is four per cent higher than the first three months of the the fiscal year. The iron ore production of the company increased 23 per cent to 80,644 million tonnes for the first half compared to the previous corresponding period.
Mining giant BHP Billiton (BHP) is on its move to grow its US shale gas assets of its newly-acquired Petrohawk Energy as it boosts the gas production by 12 percent on the previous quarter and seems to have beaten its 2011 capital spending target. The mining company have raised its assets from 85.5 billion cubic feet in the previous quarter to 96.5 billion cubic feet in the three months to September 30.
The federal and state government has approved BHP Billiton's (ASX:BHP) plan to expand the Olympic Dam copper, uranium and gold mine in South Australia. The $30 billion mine expansion could mean huge economic benefits, but Greens is protesting it will create radioactive waste.
The plan to create the world’s largest open-cut mine won the nod of the commonwealth, South Australian and Northern Territory governments yesterday.
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