Power policies 'will destroy jobs' - The Australian

The 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 ...

BHP back in the black - Independent Online

Durban - 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 ...

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

Good 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

THE 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 ...

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

BHP 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 ...

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

SYDNEY 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 ...

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

Mining 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 ...

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

BHP 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 ...

BHP says protectionism threatens growth - SBS

BHP 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 ...

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

BHP 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 ...

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

PREMIER 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 ...

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

BHP 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 ...

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

Jay 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 ...

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

BHP 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.

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

BHP 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.

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

SYDNEY -- 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 ...

BHP Billiton Limited - Receive News & Ratings Daily - BBNS

BHP 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 ...

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

While 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 ...

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

BHP 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.