BHP says its Nickel West unit 'potentially on the block'
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FILE PHOTO - BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie is silhouetted against a screen projecting the company's logo at a round table meeting with journalists in Tokyo, Japan June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
SYDNEY (Reuters) - BHP Billiton (BHP.AX) (BLT.L) said on Thursday it was looking for the right time to sell its Nickel West business in Australia.
“Nickel West is potentially on the block,” BHP Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie told reporters. “Nickel West is not core.”
Reporting by James Regan; editing by Richard Pullin