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New Tugs and Tug Harbour at Port Hedland

21 Jul 2015

BHP Billiton has approved US$240 million (BHP Billiton share) to purchase six additional tugs and construct a new eight pen Tug Harbour at Hunt Point in the Port Hedland Port.

Sir John Buchanan

17 Jul 2015

Sir John Buchanan ceased to be an independent non-executive Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect as of Monday, 13 July 2015.

Onshore US Asset Review

15 Jul 2015

BHP Billiton expects to recognise an impairment charge of approximately US$2 billion post-tax (or approximately US$2.8 billion pre-tax) against the carrying value of its Onshore US assets as an exceptional item in the 2015 financial year results.

BHP Billiton Pays Tribute to Sir John Buchanan

14 Jul 2015

Sir John Buchanan served as a Non-Executive Director of BHP Billiton from 2003 up until the time of his death on 13 July 2015 at the age of 72. He was the Senior Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc and, for many years, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Sir John Buchanan

14 Jul 2015

​It is with profound sadness that the Board of BHP Billiton advises of the passing of Sir John Buchanan yesterday. Sir John served as a Non-Executive Director of BHP Billiton from 2003 up until the time of his death, and was the Senior Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc.

Demerger of South32 Completion of the Sale Facility

07 Jul 2015

BHP Billiton advises that following completion of the demerger of South32, the sale of the South32 Shares attributable to Selling Shareholders (being Small Shareholders who elected to participate in the Sale Facility) and Ineligible Overseas Shareholders, as detailed in section 7.12 of the Shareholder Circular dated 16 March 2015, has been completed.