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BHP CEO promises relief after Samarco tragedy

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie has spoken in Brazil about the tragic incident at the Samarco iron ore operation in Minas Gerais last Thursday. “At BHP Billiton, we have been overcome with...

BHP CEO heads to Brazil after tragedy at iron ore mine

BHP Billiton chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie will head to Brazil this week, after a dam collapsed at an iron-ore mine causing a mudslide that killed at least four people last week. At least...

CFMEU calls on MPs to explain FIFO discrimination bill

  The CFMEU have called on Central Queensland Coalition MPs Michelle Landry and George Christensen to reveal details about how their proposed amendment to the Fair Work Act 2009 would actually...

BMA negotiates new Enterprise Agreement

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced the process of renegotiating the BMA Enterprise Agreement 2012 that covers over 2000 employees at five of its Bowen Basin mines. The Agreement...

Blackwater community rally against BHP cuts

CLOSE to 1000 Blackwater residents gathered in full force last night to discuss BHP’s intention to contract out 300 permanent jobs at the Blackwater coal mine. The small, tight-knit community...

Red Hill project given environmental approval

The proposed Red Hill Mining project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been given environmental approval by the Federal Government, after receiving State Government approval last month...

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BHP celebrates 130 years

BHP Billiton is today celebrating the 130 year anniversary of the incorporation of BHP and its significant contribution to the Australian economy and society for more than a century. BHP was formed...

BHP Billiton has appointed non-executive directors for South32, subject to stakeholder opinion

Workers to strike at South32 mine

Mineworkers at BHP spin-off South32’s Dendrobium mine in the Illawarra will strike from 6am tomorrow for seven days after the collapse of negotiations today over a new Enterprise Agreement. CFMEU...

Thiess awarded $160m BHP contract

Thiess has been awarded a $160 million contract with BHP Billiton Nickel West to undertake operations at the Rocky’s Reward nickel mine at Leinster, approximately 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie...