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BHP provides tailings facilities update

The company has said that it has completed Dam Risk Reviews for active, inactive and closed tailings storage facilities across its business since the failure of the Fundão dam at Samarco, Brazil, in 2015.

 

Samarco debt negotiations update

The restart of Samarco’s operations will occur only if it is safe, economically viable and has the support of the community.

 

BHP increases stake in SolGold

SolGold is to issue 100 million shares to BHP Billiton, with BHP's interest increasing from 6.0% to 11.2%.

 

BHP Samarco update

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.

 
 
 
 

BHP: iron ore down, copper up

BHP’s iron ore production for the September 2017 quarter decreased by 3%, as copper production increased by 14% for the quarter.