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Power policies 'will destroy jobs' - The Australian;

Power policies 'will destroy jobs' - The Australian

The AustralianPower policies 'will destroy jobs'The AustralianThe heads of some of the nation's biggest companies have blasted the chaotic state of the power grid with one, BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, warning the nation's renewable energy schemes could raise costs and reduce power security ...and more »

BHP back in the black - Independent Online;

BHP back in the black - Independent Online

Independent OnlineBHP back in the blackIndependent OnlineDurban - Mining giant BHP Billiton returned to profitability in the six months to end December, benefiting from higher commodity prices, cost cutting measures and roughly $6 billion (R78.43 billion) in one-off charges, mainly write downs against US ...and more »

10 things you need to know before markets open in Australia and Asia - Business Insider Australia;

10 things you need to know before markets open in Australia and Asia - Business Insider Australia

Business Insider Australia10 things you need to know before markets open in Australia and AsiaBusiness Insider AustraliaGood morning. Here's what's happening as Wednesday begins and the idea of naming China a currency manipulator is picking up steam on both sides of US politics. First, the scoreboard (8:05am AEDT):. • Dow: 20734 +114 (+0.6%) • S&P 500: 2364 +12 ...and more »

Miners Enjoy Fastest Comeback in a Decade on Surging Profits - Bloomberg;

Miners Enjoy Fastest Comeback in a Decade on Surging Profits - Bloomberg

BloombergMiners Enjoy Fastest Comeback in a Decade on Surging ProfitsBloombergThe speed of the mining recovery is faster than anything that's been seen in the past decade. BHP Billiton Ltd. and Anglo American Plc on Tuesday reported the biggest profit increases since at least 2007 on deep cost cuts and rebounding metal prices.and more »

SA statewide blackout cost mining giant BHP $137 million, half-yearly report reveals - The Advertiser;

SA statewide blackout cost mining giant BHP $137 million, half-yearly report reveals - The Advertiser

The AdvertiserSA statewide blackout cost mining giant BHP $137 million, half-yearly report revealsThe AdvertiserTHE bottom line of mining giant BHP has taken a $137 million hit because of recent power outages at its Olympic Dam operations. Released late Tuesday as part of the company's half-yearly results, the figure takes into account the September 28 statewide ...and more »

BHP half-year profit surges to $A4.2b - Sky News Australia;

BHP half-year profit surges to $A4.2b - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaBHP half-year profit surges to $A4.2bSky News AustraliaBHP Billiton has posted a first-half profit of $US3.2 billion ($A4.2 billion) as a rebound in prices for iron ore and petroleum helped the resources giant swing back to profitability. Its underlying profit for the six months to December 31 surged to ...and more »

BHP CEO says sees some risk to downside for iron ore prices - Reuters UK

BHP CEO says sees some risk to downside for iron ore pricesReuters UKSYDNEY BHP Billiton (BHP.AX) (BLT.L) said it sees a little downside risk for iron ore prices as Chinese demand moderates. The market was likely to come under pressure in the short term from moderating Chinese steel demand growth, BHP Chief Executive ...and more »

BHP Billiton boosts interim dividend on commodities surge - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

BHP Billiton boosts interim dividend on commodities surge - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESBHP Billiton boosts interim dividend on commodities surgeTHE BUSINESS TIMESMining giant BHP Billiton rewarded shareholders with a bigger than expected dividend on Tuesday, signalling its growing confidence amid a resurgence in commodity prices. PHOTO: REUTERS. [SYDNEY] Mining giant BHP Billiton rewarded shareholders ...and more »

BHP Billiton posts $4.2 billion half-year profit - Perth Now;

BHP Billiton posts $4.2 billion half-year profit - Perth Now

Perth NowBHP Billiton posts $4.2 billion half-year profitPerth NowBHP Billiton has swung to a half year profit of $US3.2 billion ($A4.2 billion), helped by a rebound in iron ore and oil prices. The result is slightly better than analyst expectations for a $US3.1 billion profit. Underlying profit for the six months to ...and more »

BHP says protectionism threatens growth - SBS;

BHP says protectionism threatens growth - SBS

SBSBHP says protectionism threatens growthSBSBHP Billiton has signalled worries about rising protectionism after bouncing back to a $US3.2 billion half year profit. Source: AAP. 21 Feb 2017 - 7:26 PM UPDATED 21 Feb 2017 - 7:26 PM. BHP Billiton's chief executive expects commodity prices will ...and more »

Earnings Guidance on BHP Billiton PLC(BBL) - Energy Index;

Earnings Guidance on BHP Billiton PLC(BBL) - Energy Index

Energy IndexEarnings Guidance on BHP Billiton PLC(BBL)Energy IndexBHP Billiton PLC(BBL):Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $0.46. and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $2.49. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $2.47 based on the consensus. BHP Billiton PLC reported better than ...and more »

SA power crisis: Jay Weatherill swipes at BHP, says coal industry dying - The Advertiser;

SA power crisis: Jay Weatherill swipes at BHP, says coal industry dying - The Advertiser

The AdvertiserSA power crisis: Jay Weatherill swipes at BHP, says coal industry dyingThe AdvertiserPREMIER Jay Weatherill has taken a swipe at BHP Billiton's escalating concerns over the state's power crisis, saying the coal industry is dying. The mining giant and SA's biggest energy users had warned power problems might mean the $30 billion Olympic ...and more »

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Set at GBX 1500 by S&P Global - Chaffey Breeze;

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Set at GBX 1500 by S&P Global - Chaffey Breeze

Chaffey BreezeBHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Set at GBX 1500 by S&P GlobalChaffey BreezeBHP Billiton plc logo BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) received a GBX 1,500 ($18.69) price target from investment analysts at S&P Global in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the mining company's stock. S&P Global's ...and more »

Weatherill rejects BHP Billiton's SA viability concerns - The Australian;

Weatherill rejects BHP Billiton's SA viability concerns - The Australian

The AustralianWeatherill rejects BHP Billiton's SA viability concernsThe AustralianJay Weatherill has rejected concerns from South Australia's biggest employer, BHP Billiton, about its ongoing viability in the state, dismissing the miner as just another coal company. BHP Billiton, the state's biggest energy user that operates the ...and more »

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Stake Boosted by William Blair Investment Management LLC - Community Financial News

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Stake Boosted by William Blair Investment Management LLCCommunity Financial NewsBHP Billiton Limited logo William Blair Investment Management LLC boosted its position in BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) by 889.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.and more »

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Raises Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) - Sports Perspectives;

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Raises Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) - Sports Perspectives

Sports PerspectivesFirst Republic Investment Management Inc. Raises Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)Sports PerspectivesBHP Billiton Limited logo First Republic Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) by 1.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.and more »

BHP Billiton still wary despite return to profit - Nikkei Asian Review

BHP Billiton still wary despite return to profitNikkei Asian ReviewSYDNEY -- BHP Billiton sees a "more uncertain" outlook for key commodities after a recovery in prices that made for a strong first half for the Anglo-Australian mining group. Growth in Chinese steel production is expected to taper off in the short term ...and more »

BHP Billiton Limited - Receive News & Ratings Daily - BBNS;

BHP Billiton Limited - Receive News & Ratings Daily - BBNS

BBNSBHP Billiton Limited - Receive News & Ratings DailyBBNSBHP Billiton Limited logo BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)'s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a report issued on Thursday. BHP has been the topic of several other research reports. Morgan Stanley restated ...and more »

Although Currently Stable, Potash Prices Face Long-Term Pressure - Economic Calendar;

Although Currently Stable, Potash Prices Face Long-Term Pressure - Economic Calendar

Economic CalendarAlthough Currently Stable, Potash Prices Face Long-Term PressureEconomic CalendarWhile potash prices have stabilized and even started to rebound, spreading some cautious optimism across the sector, there are concerns that any significant increase in prices would be short-lived, with BHP Billiton still interested in expanding into ...and more »

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given “Sell” Rating at Liberum Capital - Sports Perspectives;

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given “Sell” Rating at Liberum Capital - Sports Perspectives

Sports PerspectivesBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given “Sell” Rating at Liberum CapitalSports PerspectivesBHP Billiton plc logo Liberum Capital reissued their sell rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 800 ($9.97) price objective on the mining company's stock.and more »