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Statement on proposed additional Western Australia tax

17 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM

We are concerned about damaging proposals flagged recently to impose an additional tax on BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. Stable government policy is vital for the economic security of WA and the nation. We do not understand why a proposal that is so discriminatory and uneconomic would be targeted at two companies.

Appointment of Non-executive Director

10 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM

BHP Billiton Chairman, Jac Nasser, today announced the appointment of Ken MacKenzie to the BHP Billiton Board as an independent Non-executive Director, effective as of 22 September 2016.

BHP Billiton opens Mobile Applications Hub in Shanghai

08 Aug 2016, 04:30 PM

BHP Billiton today officially launched its new Mobile Applications Hub in Shanghai that will develop applications for mobile devices to help improve communications and productivity across the Company.

Update: Samarco

28 Jul 2016, 08:30 AM

BHP Billiton announced today that it will recognise a provision in the range of US$1.1 billion to US$1.3 billion, which is approximately equivalent to a 50 per cent share of the current estimate of Samarco’s funding obligations under the terms of the Framework Agreement entered into on 2 March 2016.

Atualização: Samarco

28 Jul 2016, 08:30 AM

A BHP Billiton anunciou hoje que irá assegurar uma provisão entre US$ 1,1 bilhões e US$ 1,3 bilhões, o que equivale aproximadamente à uma participação de 50 por cento da estimativa atual dos fundos comprometidos da Samarco nos termos do Acordo Estrutural firmado em 2 de março de 2016.

BHP Billiton reaffirms underground expansion pathway for Olympic Dam

22 Jul 2016, 04:00 PM

BHP Billiton today confirmed that it will not be seeking a further extension to the Variation Deed to the Indenture, which was executed between BHP Billiton and the State of South Australia in October 2011 to accommodate an open pit development at Olympic Dam. The Indenture is the State Agreement which governs the operation of Olympic Dam.