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February 12, 2016

BHP's Olympic Dam to Beat Copper Production Target

Mining Weekly reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) is set to exceed its copper production target for the 2016 financial...
February 10, 2016

Australian Nickel Miners Facing Pressure to Cut Output

Reuters reported that Australian nickel miners like Glencore plc (LSE:GLEN) and BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) are coming under increasing pressure...
February 5, 2016

Samarco Incident Cost Municipalities $308 Million

Reuters reported that municipalities lost approximately $308 million due to last November's dam burst at the Samarco mine; that amount...
January 28, 2016

Aston Bay Holdings and BHP Billiton Ltd. Sign Letter of Intent to Advance the Storm Copper Project

Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSXV:BAY)  announced that it has signed an exclusive Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with a wholly owned...
January 22, 2016

Brazilian Government Closer to Agreement with Samarco Mineracao

Reuters reported that according to Brazil's attorney general, Samarco Mineracao and the Brazilian government are closer to settling a $4.8-billion...
January 15, 2016

Execs Accused of Crimes Related to Samarco Dam Burst

Reuters reported that federal police in Brazil have told Samarco Mineracao SA that some of its executives have been accused...
January 8, 2016

Less Sludge Spilled at Samarco than Originally Estimated

Reuters reported that less sludge than originally estimated was spilled at the Samarco tailings dam burst last November. Samarco is...