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Billiton

(ˈbɪlɪtɒn; bɪˈliːtɒn)
n
(Placename) an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq km (1866 sq miles). Also called: Belitung

Be•li•tung

(bɛˈli tɒŋ)

also Billiton



n.
an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 100,000; 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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BHP Billiton notes the statement by the Ministerio Pblico Federal of Brazil (Federal Prosecutors Office) that it has filed criminal charges before the Federal Courts of Ponte Nova, Minas Gerais, against BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda.
As a result of the demerger, eligible BHP shareholders received one South32 share for each BHP Billiton share held.
Australian mining group BHP Billiton is recommending that the company's shareholders approve the proposed demerger of its South32 South African mining partner at the shareholder meetings to be held on 6 May, the company said on Tuesday.
17 March 2015 - Australian mining group BHP Billiton is recommending that the company's shareholders approve the proposed demerger of its South32 South African mining partner at the shareholder meetings to be held on 6 May, the company said on Tuesday.
Unless some evidence of construction work has been made by year end on the programmed $33 billion expansion of the Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine project, it is likely that Australia might revoke the right to proceed it had given to mine owner and developer BHP Billiton Ltd.
2bn) of senior notes issued by BHP Billiton Finance (USA) Ltd, part of Australian-based diversified natural resources company BHP Billion (ASX:BHP).
Paradoxically this presents a unique opportunity for BHP Billiton to put an end to their role in the dangerous uranium trade and for Australia to avoid contributing to nuclear risks around the world.
BHP Billiton Limited of Australia, which last week announced its plans to purchase Chesapeake Energy's Fayetteville Shale Play assets, expects to keep all of the Oklahoma City company's Arkansas employees as well.
ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN miner BHP Billiton has agreed to buy shale gas assets from US firm Chesapeake Energy for US $4.
MELBOURNE/NEW YORK: Global miner BHP Billiton may go hostile with its $38.
BHP Billiton President, Iron Ore, Ian Ashby said, "By the time RGP6 is completed, we will have more than tripled installed capacity at our Western Australia Iron Ore operations since we first invested in our accelerated growth program in 2002.
Sydney, Australia, Oct 15, 2009 - (ABN Newswire) - BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) said today that the two top miners in Australia have scrapped a plan to jointly market ore from a planned Australia joint venture.