BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX)
24 Apr 2017
MELBOURNE South32 Ltd on Tuesday killed a $200 million deal to buy Peabody Energy's Metropolitan coal mine in Australia after running into competition concerns about supply of coal to local steel makers.
MELBOURNE South32 Ltd on Tuesday killed a $200 million (159.32 million pounds) deal to buy Peabody Energy's Metropolitan coal mine in Australia after running into competition concerns about supply of coal to local steel makers.
* Wants to list U.S. oil arm on NYSE, revise capital return policy
BRIEF-Elliott Advisors sends letter to directors of BHP Billiton outlining "shareholder value unlock plan"
* Elliott Advisors - sends letter and presentation to directors of BHP Billiton outlining "shareholder value unlock plan"
SYDNEY Damage to rail lines in cyclone-hit northeast Australia is set to disrupt exports of the steel-making material from the world's largest coking coal region, underpinning prices and raising the prospect of major producers declaring force majeure.
* One miner declares force majeure, others may follow - source
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 16 Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Thursday that a federal court in Minas Gerais has suspended a case brought by prosecutors seeking 155 billion reais ($49.7 billion) in damages for the 2015 Samarco mine disaster.
MEXICO CITY, March 3 The first-ever joint venture in Mexico's deep waters could begin drilling its first oil well by the end of this year, a top official with national oil company Pemex said on Friday.
SYDNEY The first attempt at an acquisition by Australia's South32 following its spinoff from BHP Billiton has raised competition concerns over control of the local coking coal market.
SANTIAGO Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, said on Tuesday it would not begin replacing striking workers for at least 30 days into the work stoppage to show its commitment to dialogue.