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  1. Falling Oil Prices: Could Steel Companies Be the Next Victim?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... demand. Low prices are the obvious end result, and that's leading to energy industry cutbacks. For example, BHP Billiton Limited ( ) , a global resources giant with a large footprint in the U.S. oil market, recently announced that it is cutting its ...

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  2. BHP Billiton Is More Of A Commodity Basket Than A Mega-Cap CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    BHP Billiton makes more sense as a collection of commodities than a huge company. While BHP technically is a huge company, the characteristics of the investment have dramatically more in common with the underlying commodities than they do with other large cap companies.

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  3. BHP Billiton to Cut Jobs in South AustraliaRead the original story

    Friday | Resource Investing News

    MineWeb reported that BHP Billiton would be cutting jobs at its operations in South Australia, in an effort to cut costs. The miner said some workers would be redeployed at Olympic Dam, which produces mostly copper, and that as such it was not able to provide a net estimate of job losses.

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  4. Iron Ore Rout Deepens as China Mills Scaling Back Before HolidayRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... in January, dropping for a third straight month. Iron ore lost 47 percent in 2014 after Rio Tinto Group, BHP Billiton Ltd. and Vale SA raised low-cost output, spurring a glut just as China slowed. The market's fundamentals will probably remain very ...

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  5. Why The Australian Dollar Continues To DeclineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    ... low. Australia's cheap iron-ore production costs have kept output humming at large miners like BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ). But smaller miners, like Arrium (OTCPK: OSTLY ), have been forced to shutter projects and cut jobs," ...

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  6. FMC Technologies Is A ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    The U.S. oil rig count is at the lowest level in nearly 18 months. The rig count is expected to fall further.

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  7. BHP Billiton to Trim Olympic Dam WorkforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wall Street Journal

    BHP Billiton Ltd. said it would pare back its workforce at the Olympic Dam copper-and-uranium mine in southern Australia amid a push to reduce operating costs.

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  8. BMA could open mine using cheap interstate FIFOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    A leaked document reveals the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance plans to reopen a central Queensland mine with a focus on employing interstate fly in, fly out workers to save on labour costs. BMA's Norwich Park coal mine, 260 kilometres south of Mackay, closed in 2012 due to low coal prices, affecting about 400 workers.

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  9. Iron Ore Set for Monthly Loss as ABN's Crystal Ball Shows No JoyRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... to May 2009, and is poised for a third monthly drop. Iron ore lost 47 percent in 2014 after Rio Tinto Group, BHP Billiton Ltd. and Vale SA raised low-cost output, spurring a glut just as China slowed. The market's fundamentals will probably remain ...

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  10. Australia stocks rise as miners get forex boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | MarketWatch

    ... a full cent lower than Thursday's level for a 1.4% drop on the day, according to FactSet. Among the miners, BHP Billiton Ltd. jumped 4.9% as both Macquarie and RBC Capital Markets issued upbeat notes about the iron-ore extractor. But the gold names ...

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  11. Queenslanders need not apply for these jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | NEWS.com.au

    BHP Billiton is under attack after a leaked document indicated it wanted to reopen a Queensland coalmine, but only if workers were paid much less than at its other sites and came from interstate. The document was leaked to the mining union the CFMEU by a contractor approached to tender for a $700 million contract to reopen and operate the central Queensland Norwich Park mine, owned by the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, Australia's biggest coal miner.

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  12. Coal comfort in mine reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | NEWS.com.au

    BHP Billiton is under attack after a leaked document indicated it wanted to reopen a Queensland coalmine, but only if workers were paid much less than at its other sites and came from interstate. The document was leaked to the mining union the CFMEU by a contractor approached to tender for a $700 million contract to reopen and operate the central Queensland Norwich Park mine, owned by the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, Australia's biggest coal miner.

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  13. Australia's Central Bank on Track for Rate CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Wall Street Journal

    ... low. Australia's cheap iron-ore production costs have kept output humming at large miners like BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto PLC. But smaller miners, like Arrium Ltd., have been forced to shutter projects and cut jobs . Meanwhile, China's slowdown ...

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  14. Fortescue's Power Takes Aim at Speculators as Iron Ore SinksRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    ... 2 months, dropping to a low of A$1.92 on Jan. 27. Rio stock lost 13 percent over the past year in Sydney, while BHP Billiton Ltd. fell 21 percent.

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  15. BHP Billiton And The Giant DemergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Seeking Alpha

    BHP Billiton is planning on a demerger. Most investors following the company should be aware of the pending demerger, but the information regarding the demerger is spread across multiple presentations and releases.

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  16. Fundies wary of iron ore 'bargains'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... was introduced. It is a price at which production for most of the country's miners - aside from Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Fortescue Metals Group - is unprofitable. However, growing concerns about Fortescue's cash flow and debt position saw the ...

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  17. Rio Tinto: Why Plunging Commodity Prices Mean This Stock Will Struggle In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Seeking Alpha

    ... tons this year to 200 million tons by 2018. The main competitors, including Rio Tinto, Vale (NYSE: VALE ) and BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ), are all set to increase supplies from Australia and Brazil in the next two years as they fight for market share ...

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  18. Weekly Commodity Update for Nickel and ZincRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | GuruFocus.com

    ... ) after the company announced a nickel discovery, said to be high-grade, just like its Lanfranchi nickel mine. BHP Billiton ( NYSE:BHP ) has reported that it will write off $350 million as after-tax impairment from Nickel West, a major acquisition ...

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  19. Rio Tinto 2014 Operations Review: Sharp Rise In Iron Ore Production VolumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Seeking Alpha

    ... are looking at a more risky prospect. The company's price-earnings ratio is higher than that of competitors BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL ) and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A ) who exhibit PE ratios amounting to 9 times and 12 times respectively. It is ...

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  20. Enterprise Contracts to Boost U.S. Crude ExportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Marine News

    ... oil. Royal Dutch Shell also has approval to export U.S. light crudes while ConocoPhillips is seeking a licence. BHP Billiton Ltd has also sold at least two cargoes. Enterprise bumps up exports through annual contracts; signs 2015 contracts with PDS, ...

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