Thursday, November 7, 2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Autonomous Cargo Ships Extend Miner’s Technology Drive to Seas
By David Stringer (Bloomberg) — BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, is studying the introduction of giant, automated cargo ships to carry everything from iron ore to coal as part...
Monday, February 27, 2017
BHP Says `Bloody Awful’ Trade Pledges Risk Deflating Trump Pump
By David Stringer and Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) — The head of the world’s biggest mining company intensified his warnings that U.S. trade protectionism under President Donald Trump would threaten global growth...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Reflects Today’s Depressed Offshore Market
The Department of the Interior’s latest oil and gas lease sale covering nearly 22 million acres in the western Gulf of Mexico drew little interest from offshore companies on...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
BHP Billiton to Spend $240 Million on New Tugs and Tug Harbor at Port Hedland
BHP Billiton says it has approved US$240 million in funds to purchase new tugs and construct and upgrade related harbor facilities at Port Hedland, home to the world’s largest...
Sunday, April 12, 2015
BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Seen Pursuing Faulted Strategy
The biggest iron ore producers including BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group are pursuing a flawed strategy by flooding an oversupplied market and they should slow down expansion plans, say the premier of Western Australia
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
‘The Answer to That Is No’ | BHP Stands by Iron-Ore Expansion
BHP Billiton will absolutely not be pulling back on their output of iron ore...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Iron Ore Drops Below $70 for First Time Since ’09 as Glut Widens
Iron ore traded below $70 for the first time in five years as rising low-cost supplies by the world’s top miners widen a global glut amid slowing demand from China, the biggest user.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014
BHP Billiton Backs ExxonMobil’s Floating LNG Plan off Australia
BHP Billiton Ltd., Australia’s biggest oil and gas producer, backed plans to develop what may be the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas project, saying it’s “fully aligned” with partner ExxonMobil Corp.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
BHP Billiton Seeks to Explore Mexico’s Deep Water Fields
BHP Billiton Ltd. is preparing to join the bidding to develop Mexico’s deep-water oil fields when the nation opens its offshore resources to foreign explorers next year.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Tugboat Crews Threaten Biggest Iron Ore Port Trade
Tugboat crews, including deckhands paid more than some New York bankers, are threatening to disrupt shipments from the world’s biggest iron ore port as they negotiate for increased wages and improved conditions.
Friday, August 15, 2014
BHP May Announce $12 Billion Spinoff of Billiton Assets
BHP Billiton Ltd. may announce a spinoff of assets estimated to be worth as much as $12 billion next week, as the world’s biggest mining company casts aside operations acquired in the 2001 purchase of Billiton Plc.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Fleet Supply Exceeds Requirements of Iron Ore Production Until 2016
The data is there and we had it checked by a producer in the industry...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Australian Storm Seen Delaying 43% of Global Iron-Ore Exports
(Bloomberg) — A storm that closed Australian ports handling 43 percent of world iron-exports delayed as many as 74 vessels amid rain that might interrupt mining, Alphabulk said. The backlog...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
At Least 15 Ships Now Seek Other Cargoes as Columbian Coal Miner Declares Force Majeure
By John McGarrity LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Colombia’s largest coal exporter Cerrejon has declared force majeure on at least some of its cargoes as a strike looks set to...
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