SolGold is to issue 100 million shares to BHP Billiton, with BHP's interest increasing from 6.0% to 11.2%.
BHP has reached an agreement to settle the class action complaint regarding the Samarco dam failure. The company will pay the plaintiffs US$50 million, with no admission of liability.
Following a major 2017 re-branding exercise, BHP has taken first place on the Brand Finance Mining, Iron & Steel 25 league table.
Decmil Australia wins the Mulla Mulla Village expansion contract from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore.
BHP’s iron ore production for the September 2017 quarter decreased by 3%, as copper production increased by 14% for the quarter.
On a consolidated and attributable basis, contained metal in the Proven and Probable Mineral Reserve categories totaled 3 232kt of copper, 3 415kt of zinc and 130kt of nickel.