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BHP signs MoU with HBIS Group

BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding with HBIS Group Co., Ltd, with the intention of investing up to US$15 million over 3 years to jointly study and explore greenhouse gas emissions reduction technologies and pathways.


BHP and Risen Energy sign PPA

BHP has signed a renewable power purchasing agreement to supply up to 50% of its electricity needs at the Kwinana Refinery from Merredin Solar Farm.


Resolution Copper project enters next phase

The Resolution Copper project has entered the next phase of public consultation in the ongoing permitting process, led by the US Forest Service, with the release of its independent final environmental impact statement.


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.