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(Placename) another name for Billiton
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(bɛˈli tɒŋ)

also Billiton

an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 100,000; 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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[We should] avoid a repeat of the Hanjin experience in Tagoloan and Villanueva in Misamis Oriental, the Xstrata experience in South Cotabato, and BHP Biliton in Palawan where more than 6,000 potential jobs were lost for each project, it says.
As a result, the oil and gas and mining sectors have regained a great deal of lost ground, with Anglo American, BhP Biliton and Rio Tinto each rising 19.9%, 10.8% and 10.3% respectively, whilst Royal Dutch Shell and BP rose 6.1% and 5.6%.
Distribution: Indonesia: Sumatra (Bangka, Biliton, Sangijang, Sunda Straits), Java (Karimunjawa, Bawean, Kangean), Kalimantan; Philippines; Vietnam: Kien Giang.
BHP Biliton for example is the largest single exposure on the Australian ASX200 index and by a large factor.
Cyclical stocks, such as Vedanta, ENRC and BHP Biliton, were in demand as a move back toward a risk-on sentiment prevailed.
Rajawali Corporation and PT Bumi Resources, but finally Adaro was declared the winner of the tender for 25% stake in PT Alam Tri Abadi, a subsidiary of PT BHP Biliton Indonesia which controlled the seven coal mines.
Fresnillo, Randgold Resources, BHP Biliton, Anglo American, and Antofagasta added 0.8 to 4.6 percent.