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  1. BHP to double Olympic Dam mine in jobs boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    BHP Billiton Ltd.'s Olympic Dam mine will take on increasing importance for the world's largest mining company as it shifts its investment focus toward copper. The WSJ's Rhiannon Hoyle reports.

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  2. PBOC Seen Fueling Old China as Banks Hold Key to Policy: EconomyRead the original story

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... would come forward to maintain a decent level of growth in China," Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive officer of BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest miner, said today in an interview in Sydney. The reductions to the deposit and lending rates ...

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  3. Business-News-Schedule at 0930 GMT /4.30 Am EtRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    ... (AVIVA-FRIENDSLIFE/STOCKS (UPDATE 2), expect by 1200 GMT/7 AM ET, by Carolyn Cohn, 500 words) MELBOURNE - BHP Billiton steps up its cost-cutting plans as the world's biggest miner battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices, and said the ...

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  4. Asian Stocks Rally Most This Month on Surprise China Rate CutsRead the original story

    Monday | The Washington Post

    Asian stocks rose, with a regional gauge heading for its biggest advance this month, as China's unexpected interest-rate cuts stoked optimism in the global economy. BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company that gets about 35 percent of revenue from China, jumped 3.8 percent in Sydney.

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  5. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 24Read the original story

    Sunday | Reuters

    ... a previously announced buyback programme until an agreement on other terms and conditions of any Aviva offer. * BHP BILLITON - The global miner stepped up its cost-cutting plans on Monday as the world's biggest miner battles a sharp slide in iron ...

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  6. BHP Billiton promises further cost cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sydney Morning Herald

    BHP Billiton has vowed to push harder on spending cuts and productivity gains, but analysts don't believe it will be enough to deliver a round of share buybacks or special dividends in February. The resources giant has cut $US1 billion from its capital spending plans for next financial year, and vowed its operating costs would be further reduced by between 5 and 15 per cent depending on the commodity division.

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  7. BHP Billiton Is Giving Long-Term Dividend Growth Investors A Great Entry PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    BHP Billiton is the world's largest and most diversified publicly traded mining conglomerate, with activities in the exploration and production of minerals, oil and gas. The company benefited handsomely from the Chinese infrastructure boom, with its share price increasing tenfold during the first decade of this century until the stock eventually topped in 2011.

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  8. COLUMN-BHP, Rio were right on iron ore demand, wrong on supply: RussellRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    What was lacking at BHP Billiton's annual meeting was an admission that what has effectively happened with iron ore is that the company's shareholders are subsidising the profits of Chinese steel mills. Instead, what Chairman Jac Nasser told the media after the AGM on Nov. 20 was iron ore prices were "not inconsistent with the expectations we had built into our long-term investment".

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  9. BHP Outlines Plan to Cut CostsRead the original story

    Sunday | WRKO-AM Brighton

    BHP Billiton Ltd. outlined plans to cut costs further and curb investment spending as the world's biggest miner by market value looks to simplify and strengthen its business amid falling commodity prices.

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  10. BHP eyes copper growth to offset dimming iron ore outlookRead the original story

    Sunday | Reuters

    BHP Billiton is laying the groundwork for a dramatic rise in copper production in a drive to buffer its exposure to sagging iron ore, oil and coal markets. BHP Billiton Chief Financial Officer Peter Beaven said $4 billion in new equipment under construction at the company's Escondida mine in Chile, coupled with expansion work at the Olympic Dam mine in Australia could yield hundreds of thousands of additional tonnes of copper per year.

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  11. BHP Reassures Investors on Dividends as Deeper Cost Cuts BiteRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    BHP Billiton Ltd. reassured investors that billions of dollars of planned capital spending and cost cuts will help allow the world's biggest miner to maintain dividends as iron ore and crude oil prices plunge. Capital outlays will drop to $13 billion in fiscal 2016, down more than 40 percent from 2012, the company said today.

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  12. Asian Stocks Rise Second Day as China Rate Cut Boosts OptimismRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    Asian stocks rose, with a regional gauge heading for its biggest advance this month, after U.S. indexes reached another record as China's unexpected interest- rate cut stoked optimism in the global economy. In Sydney, BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company that gets about 35 percent of revenue from China, jumped 3.9 percent and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. climbed 8.9 percent, rebounding from losses the past two weeks.

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  13. BHP Takes Scalpel to Spending as Investors Fret Over PricesRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    BHP Billiton Ltd. plans to take a scalpel to capital spending and costs to bolster cashflows as plunging iron ore and crude oil prices heighten investor concerns over returns. Capital expenditure will be cut to $13 billion in fiscal 2016, down more than 40 percent from 2012.

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  14. While Australian Miners Declare End of Massive Expansion of Iron Ore, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | International Business Times

    ... venturing into infant milk formula with her eyes on the lucrative Chinese market, was discussing her plans, BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie sought an end to the period of "massive expansion of iron ore." BHP and two ...

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  15. BHP Targets Further Spending Cuts as Iron Ore, Oil Prices TumbleRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, plans to take a scalpel to capital spending and costs to bolster cashflows as iron ore and crude oil prices plunge. Capital expenditure will be cut to $14.2 billion in the 12 months to June, from a previous estimate of $14.8 billion, dropping again to $13 billion in 2016, the producer said today in a statement.

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  16. BHP Outlines Plan to Cut Costs, Reshuffles ManagementRead the original story

    Sunday | WRKO-AM Brighton

    BHP Billiton Ltd. outlined plans to cut costs further and curb investment spending as the world's biggest miner by market value looks to simplify and strengthen its business amid falling commodity prices.

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  17. Markets Live: FMG soars on sugar hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... a lot of things that are happening in the Chinese economy, in housing and accumulation of steel stock." Former BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus would not be drawn on whether iron ore would breach the $US100 mark again , but said economists' price ...

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  18. BHP cuts capital spending, shakes up executive ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Age

    BHP Billiton has revealed further deep cuts to capital spending and a shake-up of its executive ranks in the wake of its demerger plans, including several changes to its powerful group management committee. Making good on promises made last month, BHP will cut capital spending by $US1 billion to $US13 billion in the 2016 financial year, potentially creating more cash for shareholder returns.

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  19. Finding Liquid Gold With Helmerich & PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Seeking Alpha

    ... of the top companies in the oil industry. The break down of that revenue source is as follows 11% came from BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP ), the world's largest mining company, 10% came from Devon Energy Production Co. LP (NYSE: DVN ), one of the largest ...

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  20. Go Where It Is Darkest: When Company, Country, Currency And Commodity Risk CollideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Seeking Alpha

    ... 2014). The graph shows Vale's stock price over the last 6 months [and contrasts it with another mining giant, BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP )]. While declining commodity prices have affected both companies adversely, note that Vale's stock price has ...

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