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BHP Billiton : Looking for evidence of Moats

BHP Billiton is a leading global resources company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It is also the world’s largest diversified natural resources company. They are among the world’s top producers of major commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, copper, aluminium, manganese, uranium, nickel and silver. 191 more words


Global Markets: Iron ore price rockets by 6%

The spot price of iron ore roared ahead on Wednesday despite all three of the biggest producers of the steelmaking material reporting record-setting output growth. The 62% Fe import price including freight and insurance at the Chinese port of Tianjin added $2.10 or 4.1% to $52.90 a tonne on Wednesday, the highest since end-March according to data provided by The SteelIndex.  575 more words

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Global Mining: Moatize Vale is 4th in the ranking of the world largest mining companies

BHP Billiton remains the world’s mining on various criteria. In revenue from mining, this company has been followed by Rio Tinto, Glencore and Brazilian Moatize coal miner Vale in the list of 100 world largest mining companies prepared by Mining Journal (MJ), published by the same group on NMB. 22 more words

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Global Mining: With iron ore prices in free fall, S&P's warns of imminent downgrade for several miners

The risk rating agency Standard & Poor’s said on Monday it may cut in two or three weeks the notes of risk of several renowned mining due to lower prices estimated for iron ore in this and the coming years. 101 more words

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15 Apr 2015 (TheAge) - S&P puts ore producers on negative watch - Ratings agency indicates downgrades possible for biggest iron ore miners

(15 April 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p27, Amanda Saunders and Patrick Begley)

‘Falling commodity prices are threatening the credit ratings of the nation’s biggest iron ore miners, with Standard and Poor’s signalling possible credit rating downgrades for BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals, just days after Treasurer Joe Hockey predicted  14 more words

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Global Mining: "Stop complaining about a supply glut and take charge" — BHP, Rio to small iron ore miners

The world’s two largest mining companies BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) and Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) once again defended Tuesday their strategy of increasing iron-ore output at a time of falling prices and global oversupply. 291 more words

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Resources Company News: BHP Billiton Defends Strategy to Boost Iron Ore Supplies

 BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP) has defended its move to boost iron ore supplies by stating that raising output and efficiency was helping Australia’s competitiveness. As quoted in the market news, … 112 more words

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