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Independent Brazil prosecutors hit Vale, BHP with $44 billion civil lawsuit for dam collapse


Click to enlargeRicardo Moraes/Reuters

Mining companies Vale SA and BHP Billiton were hit with a $43.5 billion civil lawsuit for the collapse of a dam at a mine last year that killed 19 people and caused damage that prosecutors said was comparable to BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Crime

5 May 2016 (TheAge) - BHP Billiton shares dive following Brazil lawsuit

(5 May 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Peter Ker, Resources reporter, View more articles from Peter Ker)

‘BHP Billiton shares are back below $20 after sinking more than 8 per cent in respone to revelations the penalties associated with the Samarco dam disaster may be worse than first thought. 91 more words

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Iron ore: Only question now is how rapid the fall | MINING.com

From Frik Els:

According to Platts Mineral Value Service, a Munich-based iron ore and steel research company, domestic iron ore’s contribution to the Chinese steel market has declined from 36% of market share in 2010 to around 22% in 2015.

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Australia & NZ

Shares Fall as Oil Prices Sink After Output Accord Fails

The Associated Press
By Kelvin Chan

Share prices sank in early trading Monday after an effort by major oil producing nations to agree on production cuts failed over the weekend. 455 more words

The Lizard Bites Back: The Countdown has Begun

Once again the Olympic Dam Uranium Mine at Roxby Downs in South Australia will be the seen of protests in winter this year.

July 1st is the beginning of the follow up to… 112 more words

News Story

27 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Company earnings defy doomsayers and point to stronger economy

(27 February 2016, AFR, p18, by Michael Smith)

‘It’s the tale of two economies. For the past month, Australian companies have been unveiling their profit results and it has shown that it’s both the best of times and the worst of times. 37 more words

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Uncovering: BHP Billiton

By Rita Prokofieva

One of the companies included in Strathclyde Pension Fund‘s portfolio,  is BHP Billitonthe worlds largest mining company, measured by market value in 2015… 991 more words

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