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Australian Competition And Consumer Commission

Australia clears BHP’s Rio Tinto bid

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission had cleared BHP Billiton’s proposed acquisition of Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton said on Wednesday. BHP Billiton welcomed the commission’s decision that the commission had no objection.
1st October 2008

Australian antitrust regulator starts probe into BHP Rio Tinto bid

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will start its assessment of BHP Billiton's proposal to buy rival Rio Tinto, after receiving a submission from the larger company on Friday. The ACCC has invited comment from other...
6th June 2008
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Xstrata gets Oz competition go-ahead for LionOre deal

Xstrata has received clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for its all-cash offer for Canadian nickel producer LionOre, the group said on Thursday.
19th April 2007
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Competition body approves Pilbara iron-ore joint venture

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said yesterday it had granted formal approval for a joint venture managed by BHP Billiton to develop an iron-ore field in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
7th March 2003
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