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Inquiry demanded into $300M BHP allegedly owes in taxes

Pressure is mounting for a multinational mining company to face an inquiry into allegations it has not paid millions of dollars in royalties to the Western Australian Government. The Nationals WA are...

BHP Mount Arthur Coal Mine crash

Storm blamed for car crash leaving one injured

A State Government-funded agency has taken a page from 1980s pop music band Milli Vanilli, blaming the rain for causing a serious car crash. A worker recently suffered serious injuries after crashing...

Black lung disease detected in open cut mine

The first confirmed case of black lung disease in a Queensland open cut mine has been revealed. The diagnosis has sparked widespread concern in the mining industry, with the potentially fatal lung...

BHP “simplification” leads to management cuts

BHP Billiton today announced a new “simplified” operating model to accelerate productivity and create a more agile company “ready to respond to the challenges and opportunities...

BHP hit with $7.2b lawsuit after Brazil mine disaster

The Brazilian Government intends to sue Samarco, Vale and BHP for $7.2b for clean-up costs and damages after dams collapsed at their iron ore operation in Minas Gerais killing 13 people. According to...

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