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More spiders discovered in Australia!

Australia can add seven more species of spiders and a new genus of tarantula to its list of iconic arachnids. Parks Australia’s latest Bush Blitz… 153 more words

Bush Blitz

MCA, BHP Billiton & Downer Award Scholarships to Boost Female Participation in Mining

Posted June 2nd, 2015 for Minerals Council of Australia by Chris James – Assistant Director, Workforce Skills

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) on Tuesday night presented five scholarships to boost the participation of young female engineers in the mining industry and train the female board members of the future. 331 more words

Women In Mining

Big banks weigh on ASX

The share market has opened lower with the major banks offsetting gains among the miners.

There’s pressure on yield stocks like the big banks, CMC Markets chief market strategist Michael McCarthy said. 277 more words

PM Urged To Quarantine Andrew Forrest’s Corporate Welfare Payments

Struggling miners Andrew Forrest and Nathan Tinkler should have their corporate welfare quarantined to ensure they don’t waste money frivolously, according to recommendations from the so-called “Big Two” miners, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. 357 more words

Politics

On the Oregon Trail: the BHP Enforcement Action and High-Risk Hospitality

Today we celebrate American exceptionalism. As noted in ‘This Date in History’, on this date in 1834 the first wagon train, made up of 1,000 settlers and 1,000 head of cattle, set off down the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri, on the Great Emigration. 1,590 more words

FCPA

BHP Billiton Pays $25 million to Settle Olympics FCPA Offenses

The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday charged global resources company BHP Billiton with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it sponsored foreign government officials as guests at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. 353 more words

Corruption

19 May 2015 (AFR) - South32 debuts as Australia's third-biggest miner with market value of $10.9b

(19 May 2015, AFR, p13, Amanda Saunders)

‘BHP Billiton was given a lukewarm reception from the market after spinning off South32 on Monday, but investor says they will sit tight before making any big calls on the new company.  31 more words

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