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About BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is an Australian mineral and mining company. In August 09, Jacques Nasser, former Ford chief, became its chairman replacing Don Argus who retires as Chairman and a Non-executive Director in early 2010.

In October 09, Chile's Spence copper mine workers went on strike. The worker union resumed wage revision talks BHP Billiton on October 22, 2009.

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Iran Drifts to Non-Oil Based Sectors, Mining Sector to Get Impetus, Non-Petrochemical Manufacturing Exports are Expected to Touch USD 60 Billion by 2025, Notes Frost & Sullivan
Business Wire IndiaWith a fall in oil prices, the Iranian Government's attention has drifted away from an oil-based economy. The Government’s approach is to boost the mining sector within the next five years in the 6th Development Plan

Turquoise Hill Announces Financial Results and Review of Operations for the Third Quarter of 2015
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 05, 2015) - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

Pure Energy Appoints Patrick Highsmith to the Board of Directors
Pure Energy Minerals Limited (TSX VENTURE: PE) (FRANKFURT: A111EG) (OTCQB: HMGLF) (the "Company" or "Pure Energy") is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick Highsmith has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective November 5, 2015.

Oceania's Metals & Minerals Outlook: Miners Should Hold Tight Until 2017, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The Australian economy has been hugely affected by the mining downturn. Data from Industrial Info can help businesses navigate the market during these periods of uncertainty.

New candidates for FLSmidth's Board of Directors
Company Announcement No. 19-2015:  

Galenfeha Broadens Oil and Gas Industry Penetration
Galenfeha, Inc. (OTC: GLFH) has again broadened its penetration in the oil and gas industry by providing advanced stored energy solutions to U.S. oil and gas producer BHP Billiton.

May Brings Mixed Bag for LNG Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The month of May has brought steps both forward and backward for liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in North America and Australia. Certain projects in the United States are making headway in development, while others in Canada and Australia have faced setbacks.

Turquoise Hill Provides Additional Details on Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan

Vista Partners Updates Coverage on Adriana Resources Inc. (TSX-V: ADI, OTC: ANARF); Price Target U.S. $1.30 / CAD $1.58
Vista Partners announced today that it has updated coverage on Adriana Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ADI) (OTC: ANARF) ("The Company," or "ADI"); with a twelve month price target of U.S. $1.30 / CAD $1.58

Investment Professionals Pick the UK's Top CEOs, CFOs & IR Professionals
Institutional Investor has announced the winners of the 2015 All-Europe Executive Team, II's annual ranking of the region's corporate leaders. II asked portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side research professionals to name the best CEOs, CFOs and investor relations professionals at the European companies they cover

Vista Partners Publishes March 2015 Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter
Vista Partners ("Vista") has published its FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter for the month of March. Each monthly newsletter from Vista contains macroeconomic thoughts from Principal Analyst Ross Silver, investment considerations, monthly highlights of each covered company and other broad based commentary.

Farstad Shipping ASA - Charter Agreements
Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded the following charter contracts in Australia:

Oil Slump Threatens Future Australian LNG Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The future of Australia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is threatened by declining oil prices. Traders use oil to benchmark LNG prices. The oil price plunge has reduced the profit margins for Australia's three operating LNG developments and the projected profits of the seven LNG projects that are under construction

Revelo Resources Corp. to Commence Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange
Revelo Resources Corp. ("Revelo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: RVL) - formerly Iron Creek Capital Corp. - is pleased to announce that its common shares have commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V") today, December 17, 2014, under the trading ticker symbol "RVL".

CEO of Codelco to Lead Discussions on Renewables for Mines in Chile
The competitiveness and growth of Chilean mines is being seriously impacted by the country's high power prices. With energy accounting for 20-40% of operating costs, reducing electricity expenditure has become a major operational and strategic goal for the country's mines. In an attempt to secure stable energy at affordable prices, mines are actively seeking alternative energy sources.

Iron Creek Capital Corp. and Polar Star Mining Corporation Announce Completion of Arrangement
Iron Creek Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE: IRN) ("Iron Creek") and Polar Star Mining Corporation (TSX: PSR) ("Polar Star") - jointly the "Companies" - are pleased to announce the completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving Iron Creek, 9057404 Canada Inc. ("Acquireco"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Iron Creek, and Polar Star.

Gulf Coast Condensate Splitters: A Billion-Dollar Bet on U.S. Energy Policy, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A year ago, amid surging condensate production from the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas, building condensate splitters on the Texas Gulf Coast was seen as the best way to turn that ultra-light crude into a salable product. Half a dozen condensate splitter projects were announced, at an aggregate cost of about $1 billion

Falco Announces Three New Independent Board Nominees and Withdraws Rights Plan
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 26, 2014) - Falco Resources Ltd. ("Falco") (TSX VENTURE: FPC) today announced the nomination of three new independent mining industry veterans to stand for election as part of a seven-person Board of Directors at Falco's annual and special meeting of shareholders, scheduled for December 23, 2014.

Sunvault Energy Welcomes Trent Blind to its Board of Directors
SUNVAULT ENERGY INC. (PINKSHEETS: SVLT) ("Sunvault") ("the Company") announces that Mr. Trent Blind has joined the Sunvault Energy Board of Directors.

Alderon Appoints Former BHP Billiton Iron Ore President, and Former President & CEO of Shell Canada to the Board of Directors and Announces AGM Date of July 29, 2014
Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: ADV)(NYSE MKT: AXX) ("Alderon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Ian R. Ashby, former President, Iron Ore of BHP Billiton Limited ("BHP Billiton") and Mr. W. Adrian Loader, former President and CEO of Shell Canada to the Board of Directors effective immediately.

Vodafone Tops List of the U.K.'s Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking
Vodafone Group's CEO Vittorio Colao claims victory as the Telecommunications Services sector's #1 CEO in the 2014 All-Europe Executive Team, Institutional Investor's annual survey of portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side equity research professionals around the world. The company also receives top honors for best investor relations program in its sector.

PageUp People Releases Talented Southeast Asia, Highlights Key Human Capital Themes in the Region
PageUp People, a leading multinational talent management solutions provider, today announced the launch of its book, Talented Southeast Asia, the only publication solely focused on talent management in Southeast Asia

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, appointed Chairman of the ICA
The International Copper Association (ICA) announced the appointment of Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, as its new Chairman. Mr. Jacques had been Vice-Chairman of the ICA since October 2013 and will replace the outgoing Chairman Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer of BHP Billiton. Mr

Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2014 Results
Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported third-quarter 2014 revenue of $12.6 billion versus $12.1 billion in the second quarter of 2014, and $11.6 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Third-quarter revenue was up 5% sequentially and increased 9% year-on-year with International Areas revenue of $8

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Results
Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has reported second-quarter 2014 revenue of $12.05 billion versus $11.24 billion in the first quarter of 2014, and $11.18 billion in the second quarter of 2013. Second-quarter revenue was up 7% sequentially and increased 8% year-on-year with International Area revenue of $8

Singapore to become the World's Biggest Entrepot for Iron Ore Businesses: Rikvin
The Singapore Iron Ore Forum that had concluded last week saw the announcements from Indian and Chinese iron ore trading companies on their establishment in Singapore. This signals the city-state emergence as the globe’s commercial centre for iron ore trading, shares Rikvin

Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Results
Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported full-year 2013 revenue from continuing operations of $45.27 billion versus $41.73 billion in 2012.

Farstad Shipping ASA - Charter Agreements
Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded the following charter contracts in Brazil:

Australia Grants Conditional Environmental Approval for Scarborough Floating LNG Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The Scarborough Floating LNG (FLNG) project has received conditional approval from Australian Environmental Minister Greg Hunt. A final investment decision is slated for early 2015. Environmental approval was granted November 8, 2013.

Resource Demand Boosts Canada's Project Activity to $831 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Rising demand for Canada's abundant natural resources, including hydrocarbons, iron ore, gold and coal, have caused an increase in industrial project activity

Coro Announces Berta Environmental Impact Declaration Submitted Based on Processing Solution at Third Party SXEW Plant
Coro Mining Corp. ("Coro" or the "Company") (TSX: COP) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, SCM Berta S.A. ("SCMB") and a third party have executed a preliminary agreement which accompanied SCMB's submission of an Environmental Impact Declaration ("EID") for the Berta project, located approximately 20km west of the village of Inca de Oro, in the III Region of Chile

Powering Industry in Western Australia: TransAlta Announces Long-term Contract Extension with a major mining company in Western Australia
TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA)(NYSE: TAC) announced today it has extended a contract to supply power to the BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) Nickel West operations in Western Australia.

Taipan Resources Inc. Announces the Appointment of Paul Logan as Exploration Manager
Taipan Resources Inc. ("Taipan" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: TPN) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. Paul Logan as Exploration Manager.

King & Spalding Establishes Six-Lawyer Energy Team in Paris Headed by Partner Mehdi Haroun
King & Spalding announced today that a five-lawyer team of energy lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) joined King & Spalding's Paris office, led by partner Mehdi Haroun, former head of the North Africa practice at HSF

MPH Ventures Corp. : MPH Ventures Acquires the North Albany Graphite Property Adjacent to Zenyatta Ventures Discovery, Northern Ontario
Suite 1610 - 777 West Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7Y 1K4www.mphventurescorp.com

Anadarko Announces Second-Quarter 2013 Results
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced second-quarter 2013 net income attributable to common stockholders of $929 million, or $1.83 per share (diluted). These results include certain items typically excluded by the investment community in published estimates. In total, these items increased net income by approximately $392 million, or $0

Interactive Video Technology Creates a New Personalized Delivery Platform for the Instinctive Drives System(R)
Link-up International's I.D. System® is unlike any other profiling tool on the market, and its new video-based technology continues to set it apart. Link-up International, which partners with global organizations to enhance collaboration and accelerate business results, has partnered with Denver-based Influence Technologies to create the Interactive I.D

Rio Tinto to Keep Diamond Mine Assets in Australia, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has decided to subvert its planned sale of a diamond mine in Western Australia, which was meant to fetch an estimated $1.3 billion for the company

Brookfield to Commence Development of Brookfield Place Tower 2 in Perth
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) ("Brookfield") today announced that is commencing construction of the second tower at Brookfield Place Perth.

Western Australia's Third Magnetite Mine Still Years Away From Production, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- Thanks to the likes of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (Melbourne, Australia) and Rio Tinto Limited (NYSE:RIO) (Melbourne), Western Australia is well-known globally for producing massive amounts of high-grade hematite iron ore and is now one of the largest producing regions on the planet

P2 Energy Solutions to Acquire ISS Group Limited
P2 Energy Solutions ("P2") today announced its intention to acquire ASX listed ISS Group Limited ("ISS") under an all cash offer of AUD $0.33 per ISS share. ISS's leading BabelFish™ product suite and production operations expertise will round out P2's broad range of products and services to provide the most complete and integrated production solution for the upstream oil and gas market

Link-up International Launches New Online Resources Focused on Exploring the Instinctive Drives System(R)
Link-up International partners with global organizations to enhance collaboration and accelerate business results by using its proprietary I.D. System®. As part of the company's aggressive growth plan to bring the power of Instinctive Drives® to more people, it recently launched a new website in addition to a wide variety of other product enhancements.

Fortinet Announces Appointment of Ahmed Rubaie as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Rubaie as the Company's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Worldwide Mining Projects Exceed $1.5 Trillion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Global demand for mined resources, including coal, iron, copper, gold and aluminum (via bauxite), has spiked over the past 10 years, driving a worldwide mining boom

Scarborough Floating LNG: New Commercialization Opportunity for ExxonMobil, BHP Billiton, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas) and partner BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) (Melbourne, Victoria) are in the concept selection phase for the Scarborough natural gas field. The companies are investigating the use of new floating LNG technology, as opposed to a land-based option.

Non-Metallic Mineral Mining Sector Provides Good Returns
Non-metallic Mineral mining sector spawn a wide range of activities. The sector includes companies dealing in diamonds and other such minerals. Alexco Resources Corp. (NYSE MKT: AXU) is adding new mines to improve its production levels. The company is also cutting its costs to increase profitability. Conversely, Harry Winston Diamond Corp

Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2013 Results
Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported third-quarter 2013 revenue of $11.61 billion versus $11.18 billion in the second quarter of 2013, and $10.50 billion in the third quarter of 2012.

Cameco Completes Yeelirrie Acquisition
ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN CDN $ (UNLESS NOTED)

Canada's Metals & Minerals Industry Boosts North America to $438 Billion in Active Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Led by robust mining activity in Canada, North America, which includes Canada, Mexico and the U.S., is the second-largest world region for Metals & Minerals Industry project spending going into 2013, with about $438 billion in active projects, representing about 20% of the Metals & Minerals activity worldwide

Improved Visibility in Mining Value Chains
Mining executives need to optimize their operations with a strong understanding of market dynamics in order to be more proactive and take advantage of rapid shifts in internal and external events that are occurring on a daily basis, noted James Balzary, Director of Natural Resources, SolveIT Software

Triple Point Named "Software House of the Year - Asia" by Energy Risk Magazine
Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software, announced today that it has been named "Software House of the Year - Asia" by Energy Risk magazine

Transocean Ltd. Announces Management Changes
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that effective October 1, 2012, Ihab Toma has been named Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff. In addition to continuing to oversee the company's worldwide marketing effort, Mr. Toma will assume responsibility for Human Resources, Global Supply Chain, and Information Technology

Mining Leaders Optimistic on Long-Term Prospects for $1.3 Trillion in Mining Project Development, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leaders of four major mining firms were generally optimistic in regards to the long-term growth prospects for the global mining industry at yesterday's opening session at the MINExpo 2012, which is being held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada

Major Australian Mining Companies Feel the Pinch, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- The combination of the high Australian dollar, falling commodity prices, and ever-increasing cost pressures are finally taking their toll on the "booming" Australian mining sector, with almost all of the major Australian producers announcing some form of cost reduction strategy over the past month

Western Australia's Premier Defends Controversial Approval of Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The Browse precinct is a $31.3 billion (AU$30 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project currently under development in Western Australia's remote Kimberly region

Mining Technology and Operations Summit: Tactical Insights into the Mining Industry
With commodities prices at record highs, the global hunger for natural resources from Australia and New Zealand has led to a strong growth in the mining industry, with the investment boom expected to grow for at least another year

Where We Are Headed - New Outlook on Wynn Resorts, Limited and Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Moments ago, NationalTradersAssociation.org introduced new coverage of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS). Full outlook, analysis and consensus opinion is available to readers via the links below.

James Mann of Stag Energy: Natural Gas Supplies Are Boon to U.S. Economy
Throughout 2012, energy experts have opined about the various benefits offered by natural gas, and in particular by America's significant shale gas reserves. While the American consumer is used to pessimism about American fuel production, the reality is that natural gas supplies are at a historic high, in large part thanks to the rise in shale exploration and hydraulic fracking

Cameco Acquires Yeelirrie Uranium Project in Western Australia
ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN CDN $ (UNLESS NOTED)

BHP Billiton Puts the Brakes on Olympic Dam Expansion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- After months of speculation, BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has finally confirmed that it will not be making a final investment decision for the $21.2 billion (AUD $20 billion) Olympic Dam before December 15, 2012, as required under its agreement with the South Australian Government

North American Metals & Minerals Industry Plans $104 Billion in Construction Starts for 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Mining companies continue to slash capital spending for 2013, especially in the U.S. coal sector, which has lost significant market share among power generators. Low natural gas prices and a warmer-than-normal winter season have combined to reduce U.S. coal consumption in 2012

Endeavour Silver Appoints New Director to the Board and New Manager of Corporate Communications
Endeavour Silver Corp. (TSX: EDR)(NYSE: EXK)(FRANKFURT: EJD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ken Pickering to the Board of Directors.

Brookfield Office Properties Inc.
In the news release "Brookfield Office Properties Reports Strong Second Quarter 2012 Results," issued Friday, August 3, 2012 by Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO), we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the Dividend Declaration paragraph should read "The Board of Directors of Brookfield Office Properties declared a quarterly common share dividend of $0

Australia's EPA Conditionally Approves Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Project, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- The Browse precinct is a US$31.4 billion (AU$30 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project under development in Western Australia's remote Kimberly region

Brookfield Office Properties Reports Strong Second Quarter 2012 Results
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 was $217 million or $0.38 per diluted share, compared with $631 million or $1.11 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2011

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Send Conflicting Signs on Investments, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Perth, Australia) -- While the majority of the world's developed economies continue to struggle in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, which many commentators believe continues today, the mining industry has continued to flourish, especially in Australia

Canadian Orebodies CEO Gordon McKinnon Talks Iron Ore on Midas Letter Money
Canadian Orebodies (TSX.V:CO) CEO Gordon McKinnon discusses the outlook for his company in Nunavut, where they are developing iron ore resources on the Haig project in the Belcher Islands, which the company bills as ""Canada's next iron ore district""

'Gilard's decision to export uranium to India is meant to appease big miners'
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to push for uranium exportation to India might be the outcome of a deal struck with big miners over the Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT), Fortescue Metals Group Chief Executive Neville Power speculated.

'Comfy' Google still a 'dream workplace' for many
A new survey has revealed that most Australians dream of working for Google than any other organization.

The Premier of New South Wales to Visit India
The Premier of the Australian State of New South Wales, Mr. Barry O’Farrell, will lead a week-long trade and investment mission to India from November 12th to 18th to increase and promote bilateral ties between India and New South Wales (NSW)

Ian Chappell says need for 'Argus Review' shows rot within Cricket Australia
Former Australian captain Ian Chappell reckons the fact that Cricket Australia (CA) needed the 'Argus Review' to point out problems in the country's cricket highlights what's wrong within the board.

Inclusion in Oz selection panel will 'make me more accountable', says Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke, who will be a part of Cricket Australia (CA)'s new five-man selection panel, has said he is looking forward to taking on the responsibility of choosing the team as well as leading it on the field.

Nielsen believes 'Argus Review' will help improve Australian cricket
Australian cricket coach Tim Nielsen has said that he is fully behind the sweeping reforms to the game announced by Cricket Australia (CA) through the much awaited Argus Review.

Oz selection committee chairman Hilditch sacked, coach Nielsen asked to reapply for post
Cricket Australia chairman Jack Clarke on Friday confirmed that Andrew Hilditch's controversial tenure as the chairman of selectors is over and that Tim Nielsen must reapply for the Australian coaching role.

Oz selectors, grassroots will targeted in Argus review shake-up
Former BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus is expected to recommend sweeping changes to Australian cricket, including a restructure of the selection panel, a more streamlined contract system and stronger support for grassroots cricket.

Ashes blame game enters final test of courage
The long-awaited independent report into Australian cricket, instigated after the humbling Ashes defeat to England last summer, is about to be made public.

Crosshair Appoints Key Executives
Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Ludwig as Chief Operating Officer (U.S.) and Mr. Horace H. "Bevo" Beaven as Vice President, Corporate Communications.

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