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Natural resource companies - only themselves to blame? And BHP Billiton results.

I believe John Redwood recently said that it was odd that commodity prices have been falling while Chinese demand has been steadily rising as forecast. As their economy turns more to retail consumption, the demand for consumer products and energy which drive the commodity markets has been rising as China is definitely the elephant in the room in terms of its influence on global demand. 430 more words

Company News

Costs down, prices down further

“What has changed a lot in the BHP iron ore business is their costs, production costs have been driven down to 17 Dollars per ton, an astonishing figure. 1,762 more words


BHP Billiton posts worst profit in 11 years, maintains dividend

The commodity giant is experiencing the toughest time now. And will the rout continues to spell a bearish curse to stock market? Find out here… 15 more words

Weekly Digest

Women dig in to unearth mining industry awards

By CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL, The Advertiser, July 31, 2015 1:51PM

Jo Barron-Perry, BHP’s senior mining engineer at the Olympic Dam operations. Picture supplied by SACOME.

WORKING deep underground at Olympic Dam in the harsh South Australian Outback would seem like no place for a woman in the minds of traditionalists. 483 more words


Search and rescue efforts continue in aftermath of Tianjin

Rescuers stand near damaged vehicles close to the site of last week’s explosions at Binhai new district in Tianjin, China. Many operations have resumed at China’s Tianjin port, trade sources said, after explosions last week that killed more than 100 people and disrupted business at what is an important oil, gas and bulk import harbor for Asia’s biggest economy. 27 more words


ExxonMobil completes $246 million gas project in Australia's Bass Strait

Sydney (Platts)–7 Aug 2015 958 am EDT/1358 GMT

ExxonMobil has completed a A$335 million ($246 million) drilling program at the Turrum field in Bass Strait aimed at unlocking additional gas supplies for eastern Australia. 364 more words


BHP Billiton now has 3 women on its board! Yeah!

Shriti Vadera becomes senior independent director at BHP Billiton

Shriti Vadera has been promoted at BHP Billiton. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian

The Guardian, by  247 more words