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BHP Billiton Approves Douglas-Middelburg Optimisation Project

Number 09/08BHP Billiton today announced approval of the Douglas-Middelburg Optimisation (DMO) Project, with an expected capital investment of US$975 million. The DMO project scope includes utilising ...

Fatality at Energy Coal South Africa

​BHP Billiton Energy Coal South Africa (BECSA) can confirm that an accident took place at its Khutala Colliery near Witbank on 12 January 2012, which unfortunately resulted in the death of one of its ...

Energy Crisis In South Africa - BHP Billiton Southern Africa Operations

BHP Billiton is in receipt of a letter from the South African electricity utility Eskom requesting that power consumption be reduced to assist Eskom with meeting demand. BHP Billiton has been working ...

Samancor Manganese Empowerment Transaction

Samancor Manganese ("Samancor"), owned 60% by BHP Billiton and 40% by Anglo American, announced today the successful conclusion of the due diligence process for a transaction with a Black Economic Emp ...

Sale of Richards Bay Minerals for US$1.91 Billion

BHP Billiton has completed the sale of its 37 per cent non-operated interest in Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) to Rio Tinto. As part of the restructuring of RBM in 2009, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto conc ...

BHP Billiton Secures Interest In Guinean Bauxite Project

Sangaredi Refinery Project Briefing PaperNumber 14/07BHP Billiton today announced the acquisition of a 33.3 per cent interest in Global Alumina’s Sangaredi Refinery Project in Guinea, West Africa, for ...

BHP Billiton Further Trims Production at Ingwe Coal

BHP Billiton's wholly owned subsidiary, Ingwe Coal Corporation Limited (Ingwe), today announced revised production plans which will result in a short term reduction in energy coal available for the ex ...

Finalisation of the Richards Bay Minerals BBBEE Transaction

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) and its shareholders Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are pleased to announce the completion of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) transaction (the transaction) a ...

BHP Billiton Announces Sale Of Optimum Colliery

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 Term ...

BHP Billiton Announces Closure of Pering Lead Zinc Mine, Sth Africa

Number 37/02BHP Billiton Base Metals today announced that the Pering Mine in South Africa will cease operations at the end of 2002.  The mine was originally expected to close in early 2004, however, r ...