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    GOLD: BHP increases stake in SolGold

    November 25, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – BHP Billiton is spending US$22 million to boost its stake in Australian junior SolGold to 14.7% from 11.1%, making it one of the two largest shareholders in the Ecuador-focused company. Newcrest Mining owns about 14.8%. BHP is acquiring 77 million shares

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    ENVIRONMENT: BHP to invest $400M to slow climate change

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Melbourne-based BHP Group has announced a five year, US$400-million program to develop technologies to fight climate change at its own operations as well as those generated from the use of its resources. BHP has pledged to establish new

  • POTASH: Fertilizer Canada decries lack of consultation as Saskatchewan ups tax burden

    March 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Fertilizer Canada – representing manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur fertilizers – has decried the lack of consultation with the Saskatchewan government before changes were made to the current potash taxation regime. Saskatchewan potash

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    IRON ORE: BHP reports autonomous truck collision at Jimblebar mine

    March 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – BHP Group reported a collision between two autonomous trucks on March 16 at the Jimblebar iron ore mine in the Pilbara. The company blamed the accident on heavy rainfall. The company said the wet and soft ground caused

  • TAILINGS: BHP looks to create international oversight for dams

    February 19, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    BHP says it is stepping up its work to create an international and independent body to oversee integrity in the construction and operation of all tailings storage facilities across the industry. The Australian company is also calling for greater transparency

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    DRILLING: Epiroc delivers first autonomous rig to BHP

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Swedish supply company Epiroc has delivered the first autonomous drill rig to BHP Group’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara. The rig, an Epiroc Pit Viper 271, is operational and marks the beginning of autonomous production

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    IOCG: New ramp at BHP’s Olympic Dam doubles capacity

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – BHP Group has commissioned the new ramp at its Olympic Dam iron ore-copper-gold mine, and it doubles the haulage capacity for its trucks. The Kalta decline is key to reaching the Southern mine area where BHP is mining