BHP Billiton Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Why The Fed Is Patient On A Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    ... in January. The U.S. shale industry supports near 2 million jobs and most vulnerable to falling oil prices. BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ) is cutting its U.S. shale operations by 40% this year. Ross Perot Jr. expects crude oil prices to fall below $40 a ...

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  2. Investors await Aussie-dollar windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... as an earnings killer for manufacturers and exporters because it was so elevated. For mining companies such as BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto PLC, and oil producers Santos Ltd. and Caltex Australia Ltd., the currency windfall could hardly have come ...

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  3. Asia Stocks Head for Biggest Gain This Year on Materials, EnergyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index heading for its biggest advance in more than a month, as material companies led gains and energy companies rallied after oil entered a bull market. BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company and Australia's top oil producer, climbed 4.4 percent in Sydney.

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  4. UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 4Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Reuters

    ... over a new wage contract for U.S. refinery workers who have been on strike for three days, the union said. * BHP BILLITON - Pan Pacific Copper (PPC), Japan's biggest smelter, said it would not be taking term deliveries of copper concentrate from BHP ...

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  5. Mining bust hurting Perth shows damage that spurred RBA cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Age

    ... project budgets. "Our company has been very clear that the time for massive expansions of iron ore are over," BHP Billiton Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said in November. Cooling mining investment has crimped year-on-year population ...

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  6. Asia Stocks Extend Global Gains; Oil Slips; Kiwi AdvancesRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... straight day, extending its longest rally since August 2013 to be headed for its highest close since May 2008. BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company and Australia's top oil and gas producer, advanced 4.5 percent, the most since July ...

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  7. UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-Banco Santander executive with insider tradingRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Reuters

    A former Banco Santander SA executive has been indicted for insider trading ahead of a proposed 2010 takeover of Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc by the mining group BHP Billiton Ltd, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday. Cedric Canas Maillard, 41, faces two charges of securities fraud.

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  8. U.K. Stocks Advance for a Second Day as Energy Companies ClimbRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    U.K. stocks advanced to their highest level since September as Royal Dutch Shell Plc led energy companies ahead and BHP Billiton Ltd. rose. Shell added 5.4 percent, contributing the most to the FTSE 100 Index's gain, as oil prices extended a rally.

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  9. Transfer of Arizona national forest to mining firm divides blighted townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Copper Mining, which is owned by the British-Australian company Rio Tinto Group and Melbourne, Australia-based BHP Billiton Ltd. Resolution Copper says a mile-wide copper ore body 7,000 feet below the ground outside Superior is among the largest and ...

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  10. Port Hedland Iron Exports to China Steady as Australia WinsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... in December and 28.2 million tons in January 2014, the data showed. Low-cost producers in Australia including BHP Billiton Ltd. and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., which route their cargoes through Port Hedland, boosted shipments last year, seeking to ...

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  11. RBA Unexpectedly Cuts Rates to Record in Global Deflation BattleRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... China's steel mills curtailing output before a national holiday and major producers including Melbourne-based BHP Billiton Ltd. adding supply. A Chinese manufacturing gauge unexpectedly signaled contraction in January for the first time in more than ...

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  12. Cliffs Earnings Beat Estimates as U.S. Iron Ore Volumes RiseRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Iron ore prices sank 47 percent in 2014 amid a supply surge from producers including Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. The market is also being affected by the slowdown in China, the biggest user of the steelmaking raw material, where growth ...

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  13. Northcliffe townsite indefensible from fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Yahoo!

    It is moving in a north north-westerly direction and threatening the Northcliffe townsite and the subdivisions of Parkview, Bracken Rise and Double Brigde. WA's fire chief has described the number of bushfires since the beginning of the year as unprecedented as firefighting reinforcements from Victoria arrive to help battle the blazes.

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  14. WA bushfire numbers 'unprecedented'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Yahoo!

    WA's fire chief has described the number of bushfires since the beginning of the year as unprecedented as firefighting reinforcements from Victoria arrive to help battle the blazes. Wayne Gregson today called a press conference to outline the scale of the challenge facing local firefighters, who have been under mounting pressure as wildfires rage from north of Perth to Northcliffe in the South West.

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  15. Morgan Stanley Sees China Peak Steel Now as Goldman DiffersRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... ore prices, which sank 47 percent in 2014. The drop was also spurred by a supply surge as Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. boosted low-cost output. "We now expect 2015 to represent the peak in Chinese steel consumption and production," analysts ...

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  16. Peak Steel Arrives in China This Year, Morgan Stanley PredictsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... ore prices, which sank 47 percent in 2014. The drop was also spurred by a supply surge as Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. boosted low-cost output. "We now expect 2015 to represent the peak in Chinese steel consumption and production," analysts ...

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

    Jan 31, 2015 | 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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  18. BHP Billiton Is More Of A Commodity Basket Than A Mega-Cap CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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  19. BHP Billiton to Cut Jobs in South AustraliaRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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  20. Iron Ore Rout Deepens as China Mills Scaling Back Before HolidayRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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