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Cycle surfing Peabody stalled by Queensland gas
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:11:00 GMT
Persistent speculation that Rio Tinto is considering an initial public offering for its Canadian iron ore pellets business ... top-of-the-cycle pricing triggered by the enduring loss of Samarco pellet...
https://www.afr.com/business/cycle-surfing-peabody-stalled-by-queensland-gas-20180919-h15lp9&c=4252326202567271603&mkt=en-gb


BHP spends big on campaign as companies' reputations on the line
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:23:00 GMT
It also helps deflect from negative news, for example, the fatal Samarco dam collapse in Brazil in 2016 and ... which is used in electric vehicles, and iron ore, a key ingredient in steel, as essentia...
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/bhp-spends-big-on-campaign-as-companies-reputations-on-the-line-20180913-p503nn.html&c=2799570317076720591&mkt=en-gb


BHP relies on data for reprise of thinking big campaign
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 06:14:00 GMT
The horrifying tragedy in Brazil caused by the collapse of tailings dams operated by its half-owned iron ore business there, Samarco, shocked the company to its core. And the dangerous farce of Wester...
https://www.afr.com/business/energy/gas/bhp-relies-on-data-for-reprise-of-thinking-big-campaign-20180916-h15fzu&c=16804865681795988212&mkt=en-gb


How Rising Prices Of Iron Ore Pellets Are Helping Indian Steelmakers
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:47:00 GMT
Prices of iron ore pellets jumped to their highest in three years in August ... Environmental concerns are driving Chinas appetite for high-grade pellets. Outage at Brazils Samarco mines. The mines ...
https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2018/08/30/how-rising-prices-of-iron-ore-pellets-are-helping-indian-steelmakers&c=864667367146745379&mkt=en-gb


Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Samarco Kicked Down the Road
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:51:00 GMT
Meanwhile, Samarcos beyond the horizon ... As a result, a BHP executive guestimated that the huge iron ore project would not restart operations until beyond 2019. The Serbian government has revealed ...
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/base-metals-investing/base-metals-weekly-round-samarco-kicked-down-road/&c=8326017883934699280&mkt=en-gb


Samarco restart not on the horizon - BHP
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 03:02:00 GMT
The shuttered Samarco iron ore mine is unlikely to come back online until beyond 2019, a BHP spokesman said. The news, revealed by Reuters - , comes despite the company that runs the asset slowly accumul...
https://steelguru.com/mining/samarco-restart-not-on-the-horizon-bhp/518617&c=17383021928236349003&mkt=en-gb


BHP's copper king Danny Malchuk looks past market ructions
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:08:00 GMT
Malchuk, who joined BHP in 1993 and has had two stints at the miner, including two years working in Perth, also has oversight of the Samarco iron-ore project in Brazil, where BHP is overseeing an exte...
https://www.afr.com/business/mining/copper/bhps-copper-king-danny-malchuk-looks-past-market-ructions-20180820-h14755&c=15542940019445953588&mkt=en-gb


Brazil's Samarco mine unlikely to restart in 2019: BHP
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:45:00 GMT
SAO PAULO Reuters - There is little likelihood that Brazils Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will restart operations next year even though it expects to have ...
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bhp-billiton-ltd-samarco-disaster/brazils-samarco-mine-reboot-depends-on-prosecutor-deal-bhp-executive-idUSKCN1L61DM&c=15860207524431715500&mkt=en-gb


METALS-London copper steady ahead of U.S.-China trade talks
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:02:00 GMT
SAMARCO DELAY: There is little likelihood that Brazils Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will restart operations next year even though it expects to have all of ...
https://www.reuters.com/article/global-metals/metals-london-copper-steady-ahead-of-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSL3N1VD1JS&c=9346301606509616081&mkt=en-gb


Brazil's Samarco mine reboot depends on prosecutor deal -BHP ...
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:31:00 GMT
SAO PAULO, Aug 21 Reuters - Restarting operations at Brazil's Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton , depends on an agreement with prosecutors on building a new tai...
https://www.nasdaq.com/article/brazils-samarco-mine-reboot-depends-on-prosecutor-deal-bhp-exec-20180821-00559&c=10672345998392787290&mkt=en-gb


BHP Billiton posts record final dividend as profit surges
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:18:00 GMT
... Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil, a joint venture between BHP and the Brazilian miner Vale, killed 19 people and flooded three communities leaving people homeless. BHP has said it will defend ...
https://www.hl.co.uk/shares/stock-market-news/company--news/bhp-billiton-posts-record-final-dividend-as-profit-surges&c=17619016450976482063&mkt=en-gb


BHP confirms outage at Olympic Dam, posts higher underlying profit
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:05:00 GMT
BHP on Tuesday also reported its full year profit fell 37 per cent to $US3.7 billion, from $US5.9 billion because of writedowns on US shale and its Samarco iron ore unit in Brazil. But underlying prof...
https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/sa-business-journal/bhp-confirms-outage-at-olympic-dam-posts-higher-underlying-profit/news-story/27d4b46bbbac1956cdc5c3a6371fd354&c=1040812336193656675&mkt=en-gb


BHP annual net profit slumps 37pc to $US3.71bn
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:03:00 GMT
BHPs full year profit has fallen 37 per cent because of writedowns on US shale and its Samarco iron ore unit in Brazil. But underlying profits, which strip out exceptional items, were up 33 per cent, ...
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/bhp-annual-net-profit-slumps-37pc-to-us371bn/news-story/2f798ba9e174a800bb5ae43a0e068db8&c=17304676722786987663&mkt=en-gb


BHP Billiton to pay $50m over Brazil Samarco dam class action
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:06:00 GMT
Samarco, a joint venture between BHP and Vale, operates the iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state where the dam that held back tailings burst on November 5, 2015. The collapse of the dam unleashed a wav...
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bhp-billiton-to-pay-50m-over-brazil-samarco-dam-class-action-k7ndmqzzq&c=16811382624266538672&mkt=en-gb


BHP to settle US Samarco class action for $US50m
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:13:00 GMT
The Samarco iron ore joint venture (JV) between Vale SA and BHP in Brazil was subject to a massive tailings dam failure in November 2015, wiping out communities and killing 19 people in what was one o...
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/bhp-to-settle-us-samarco-class-action-for-us50m/&c=3242927392742288493&mkt=en-gb


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