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Fatal Accident At BHP Billiton Energy Coal South Africa

BHP Billiton regrets to advise that an incident occurred at its Klipspruit Colliery operation in South Africa on Tuesday, 29 July, that resulted in the death of an employee.Mr Petrus Sipho Kgobo, a dr ...

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 ...

Divestment of Interest in Richards Bay Minerals

BHP Billiton has exercised an option to sell its 37% non-operated interest in Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) to Rio Tinto and will exit the titanium minerals industry. RBM is a South African mineral san ...

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 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 ...

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 ...