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 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 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 and the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance have jointly agreed a path forward to enhance the influence and voice of traditional owners in relation to heritage protection.
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 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.