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Samarco update

Samarco Mineração S.A. has met the licensing requirements to restart operations at its Germano complex in Minas Gerais and its Ubu complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, and has commenced iron ore pellet production.


BHP awards LNG supply agreement to Shell

BHP has awarded its first LNG supply agreement to Shell for five LNG-vessels, which will transport iron ore between Western Australia and China from 2022.


BHP commits to Copper Mark

BHP has submitted its Letter of Commitment to the Copper Mark Responsible Production Framework.


BHP extends Southern Cross Energy contract

BHP has executed a 15-year contract extension to its power purchase agreement with energy provider Southern Cross Energy for the supply of electricity to its Nickel West Goldfields based operations.


BHP to support METS business opportunities

BHP has announced its commitment to train and fund new Australian apprenticeship and training positions and support business opportunities in Australia’s METS sector.


Banjima Elders to advise on South Flank Heritage

Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC and BHP have announced plans for the establishment of a Heritage Advisory Council to provide input into mine planning at South Flank.