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Glencore bets big on car battery metals

By: Reuters     5th December 2017 Glencore has increased production of the metals used to make electric car batteries faster than its major mining rivals, according to an industry-wide analysis that shows the scale of a strategy that has big prospective risks and rewards. The Anglo-Swiss company's output of cobalt and copper... 

Decmil wins A$75m BHP contract

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     9th November 2017 Project house Decmil has been awarded a A$75-million contract by mining major BHP. The company said that the awarded contract was for the first phase of a A$105-million upgrade and expansion of the Mulla Mulla village, which will support the current operations at Mining Area C, as well as the... 

BHP to invest $2.46bn to extend life of Chilean mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2017 BHP has approved capital expenditure of $2.46-billion for the Spence Growth Option (SGO) at the Spence opencut copper mine, in northern Chile, which will extend the mine life by more than 50 years.   CEO Andrew Mackenzie on Thursday said the SGO project supports BHP's strategy to deliver... 

Decmil wins BHP contract

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     17th August 2017 Mining contractor Decmil has been awarded a A$13-million contract at mining major BHP’s new South Flank project, in the Pilbara. The scope of the project will include civil and enabling works for the expansion of the Mulla Mulla village, which will be required to support current operations at... 

BHP gets ball rolling on new Pilbara iron-ore mine

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     26th June 2017 Mining major BHP has approved a $184-million initial investment into the South Flank iron-ore project, in the Pilbara. The South Flank operation will leverage and expand on the existing Mining Area C hub, and is BHP's preferred option to replace the 80-million-tonne-a-year Yandi mine, which will... 


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