BHP Billiton and Vale sign deal with Brazil over dam disaster
Agreement settles £4-billion lawsuit
Anglo-Australian miner looks to offload operations amid investor pressure
Analysts point to favourable exposure to copper, nickel and oil
Vale could buy BHP’s stake in Samarco January 2018
Deal reportedly depends on Anglo-Australian miner’s willingness to exit
Aberdeen fund backs Elliott push for change at BHP
Miner hopes to exit US shale business within two yearsNovember 2017
BHP Billiton’s iron ore output misses estimates
Group nevertheless expects to meet full-year targetOctober 2017
Activist investor renews push to shake up BHP
Elliott embarks on tour of miner’s biggest shareholdersOctober 2017
BHP Billiton hires Barclays and Citi to help with US shale gas sale
Business could fetch $10 billionSeptember 2017
BHP plans to offload nickel division
Move comes after group unveils plans to exit US shale businessAugust 2017
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BHP Billiton share price slightly up as miner implements South32 demerger
BHP Billiton completes demerger of South32 as share price inches upMay 2015
BHP Billiton share price: South32 spin-off floated on ASX
BHP Billiton spin off launched todayMay 2015
BHP Billiton share price: Beijing Olympic corruption case settled
BHP Billiton settles Olympic corruption caseMay 2015
BHP Billiton share price: Miner committed to progressive dividend
Executive pay slashed amid commodities slumpSeptember 2015
BHP Billiton share price tipped to benefit from South32 demerger
BHP Billiton demerger to benefit shareholdersApril 2015
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About BHP Billiton plc
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) is the London-listed company of the BHP Billiton Group. It is a diversified natural resources company generally operating through customer sector groups (CSGs).
BHP Billiton Limited, is the Australian Securities Exchange listed multinational mining and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne. BHP Billiton was created in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) and the AngloâDutch Billiton plc, resulting in the present dual-listed company.
The company operates in nine segments: Petroleum, Aluminium, Base Metals, Diamonds and Specialty Products, Stainless Steel Materials, Iron Ore, Manganese, Metallurgical Coal and Energy Coal.
The British part of the enlarged company is the source of much of BHP Billiton's present coal, aluminum and titanium operations. The remaining, larger Australian BHP, contributes the oil, copper and diamond businesses.
In September 2011 BHP Billiton plc acquired HWE Mining Subsidiaries from Leighton Holdings. In September 2012 the company announced the sale of its 37.8 percent non-operated interest in South African Richards Bay Minerals.
The UK-registered BHP Billiton Plc has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It also has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. BHP Billiton has two American Depositary Receipt listings on the New York Stock Exchange.