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Final trading week of August, but some big news still to come ...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:54:00 GMT
In a production update published on July 19, BHP Billiton said it was on target to meet its full-year guidance after reporting an 8% rise in its fourth quarter iron ore output ... Additional information on the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil will also ...
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Samarco Executives Homicide Charges Suspended in Brazil Spill
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:02:00 GMT
A Brazilian judge suspended and could potentially dismiss homicide charges against 21 officials of Samarco mining company, Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd., in connection with the rupture of an iron-ore tailings dam two years ago that killed 19 people.....more
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Increased mining royalties, new mining agency a boost to Brazils ...
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:43:00 GMT
Changes include iron-ore royalties to reflect prices ... with clearer and more efficient regulations, the research firm stated. Following the 2015 Samarco dam burst, BMI highlighted tightening environmental regulation in Brazil as a key implication ...
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Genco Shipping & Trading's (GNK) CEO John Wobensmith on Q2 ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:00:00 GMT
And Samarco -- sorry, S11D as you pointed out is slowly ramping ... But before the financial crisis, the EU was a big importer of iron ore and coal and whatnot, and even in one of your slides you mention how they're still the number two in terms of regions ...
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The Rage Monster: Yancoal minorities move to block funding of ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Having spent five years squeezing productivity dollars and cents out of BHP's iron ore business, Wilson was left without a ... prosecutors named him among a cohort of BHP, Vale and Samarco managers to be charged with qualified homicide as a result ...
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CBH Group taps former BHP executive Jimmy Wilson for CEO role
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:16:00 GMT
The South African-born Mr Wilson was the most senior BHP representative on the board of BHPs Samarco iron ore joint venture with Vale in Brazil, where a November 2015 tailings burst killed 19 people and caused widespread environmental damage.
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CBH Group new chief executive is former BHP executive Jimmy Wilson
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:09:00 GMT
Most recently he headed BHPs iron ore division, managing one of the largest and most integrated resource assets in the world, comprising mines, rail and ports. Mr Wilson was one of 21 people charged with qualified homicide in Brazil over the Samarco ...
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Ex-BHP iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson appointed CBH Group CEO
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:01:00 GMT
Mr Wilson was a BHP veteran until last year, when he left the miner as part of a management restructure after poor group financial results and the Samarco disaster in Brazil. Mr Wilson, who is credited with significantly improving BHP's iron ore output ...
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Iron ore, steel are again hot commodities as Chinese output curbs ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:21:00 GMT
The surge has pumped up global prices while draining China's steel exports, benefiting mills from Europe to the US and Asia. A gauge of producers is at its highest in six years and the big iron ore miners, Rio, BHP and Brazil's Vale, also enjoying the ...
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Judge suspends qualified homicide cases in BHP-Vale Samarco disaster
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:59:00 GMT
They are accused of responsibility in the November 5, 2015 collapse of an iron ore tailings dam in the Minas Gerais region run by Samarco, which is jointly owned by Australias BHP and Brazilian giant Vale. Twenty-one people, including senior executives ...
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Finance news you need to know today
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT
BHP SAMARCO A judge in Brazil has temporarily suspended criminal ... Metals is likely to join mining giant Rio Tinto in raising dividends as the price of iron ore remains elevated. MACQUARIE MEDIA The owner of Sydney and Melbournes highest ...
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Brazil suspends Vale and BHP Billiton murder trial in Samarco ...
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 05:38:00 GMT
Vale and BHP Billiton, joint owners of the Samarco iron ore mine, are among those accused of crimes related to a burst tailings dam that unleashed a torrent of waste in what is considered to be Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster. READ MORE ...
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RenCap ups iron ore price forecasts on China buying, supply discipline
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 02:42:00 GMT
Iron ore prices may find a higher floor after production discipline ... Low-cost supply continues to grow as Vale, Samarco, BHP, Rio Tinto, Roy Hill and Minas Rio ramp up. We forecast an additional 118 million dmt potential low-cost supply over the ...
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Brazil suspends murder trial over disaster
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:20:00 GMT
Vale SA and BHP Billiton, joint owners of the Samarco iron ore mine, are among those accused of crimes related to a burst tailings dam that unleashed a torrent of waste in what is considered to be Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster. A judge in ...
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Ferrexpo expects up to 10Mt/y of idled pellet supply to enter ...
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 03:07:00 GMT
The owners of Samarco, BHP Billiton and Vale ... that it remained one of the lowest-cost pellet producers in the world. Higher iron-ore prices and pellet premiums have lifted Ferrexpos half-year revenue 29% to $591-million. Profit before tax increased ...
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