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The world’s number one miner BHP announced increased copper production but a sharp fall in iron ore output as its overall guidance for 2018 remain unchanged. Copper production for Q2 was boosted to 404,000 tonnes by better performance at the Escondida mine, rising 23% on the...

An executive from the world’s largest mining company BHP (ASX:BHP) has indicated that 2017 is set to be the turning point for electric cars, as demand for crucial commodities begins to accelerate. Speaking at an event in Singapore Arnoud Balhuizen, chief commercial officer at BHP said:...

Chilean authorities have approved BHP’s (ASX:BHP) US$2.5 billion expansion of its Spence copper, according to a local paper. El Mercurio reported that Chile’s Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) has unanimously approved the project, which is currently the second largest mining investment under evaluation in the South American...

BHP (ASX:BHP) is investing US$270 million in its Olympic Dam smelter operations in South Australia to bolster copper production. Copper production at Olympic Dam fell 18% to 166,000t for the financial year ending June 2017 due to a state-wide power outage during in Autumn 2016 and...