bhp billiton to cut costs of australian iron ore

  • Iron Ore Briefing and Western Australia Iron Ore Site Tour

    3-2-2015BHP Billiton President Iron Ore, Jimmy Wilson, today announced plans to cut unit costs at Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) by at least 25 per cent and the potential to increase capacity there by 65 million tonnes per year at a very low capital cost.

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  • BHP Billiton to Cut Jobs, Redeploy Staff in Iron Ore

    10-8-2012MELBOURNE--BHP Billiton Ltd.'s ( BHP Billiton Limited (ADR)) efforts to control costs in the face of weaker demand for key industrial commodities has shifted to cutting jobs at its Australian iron ore operations, the biggest driver of earnings for the world's largest mining company. The Anglo

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  • Bhp Billiton Iron Ore Western Australia

    EPA Western Australia - BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd. BHP Billiton has requested a change to its existing environmental conditions in Ministerial Statement 433 for dust management at its iron ore operations at Finucane Island and Nelson Point, Port Hedland.

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  • BHP structural change to cut costs

    8-3-2016The recent BHP Billiton organisational restructure will drive productivity improvements without significant operational job losses, according to new BHP operations president of Australian minerals Mike Henry, although the company won't commit to a deadline for its targeted 290 million tonnes per annum iron ore run rate.

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  • iron ore cost of production bhpbilliton

    BHP Billiton aims to cut Australia iron ore costs, lift Mining giant BHP Billiton said Monday it planned to cut costs and lift production at its Western Australian iron ore operations as it aims to be the lowest cost supplier to China. Iron ore prices have fallen sharply this year amid increased production, but BHP iron ore president Jimmy

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  • How are BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals

    Iron ore prices (Credit: Business Insider) Iron ore producers are down slightly less than the broader market, with BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) down 13%, Rio Tinto down 17% and Fortescue Metals down 16%. This is because investors and management teams alike foresaw an iron ore price correction and were thus prepared for it.

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  • BHP Billiton

    BHP Billiton`s iron ore output jumps despite weak price. Mining giant BHP Billiton Wednesday said total iron ore production for the nine months to March jumped to a new high as prices remained near a decade-low, but deferred a project to boost output of the commodity to save costs.

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  • Leahne Rowley

    Where BHP Billiton Iron Ore no longer requires work of a particular kind to be carried out and there is no similar suitable alternative employment within BHP Billiton Iron Ore, or with another company within the BHP Billiton Group, it may be necessary to make positions redundant.

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  • How BHP and RIO hide the iron ore slump from you

    4-9-2019But look closely. What it does not show is that underlying iron ore earnings were in excess of $5.5 billion in the December 2013 half. Over the six months to June, iron ore earnings actually fell by 15%, or $900 million, despite increasing production. RIO has made good progress in its endeavours to cut costs and increase volumes over the period.

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  • Australian iron ore and coal

    BHP Billiton Mt Gibson Iron South52 Underperform BC Iron New Hope Coal Whitehaven Coal 25 January 2016 Macquarie Securities (Australia) Limited Australian iron ore and coal Is take-or-pay coming to an end? Event Aurizon have stated that they are in discussions with Karara Mining about reducing rates in the face of record-low commodity prices.

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  • bhp iron ore western australia

    BHP Billiton Iron Ore Western Australian Overview. BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore BHP Billiton is a leading global resources company. We are a global organisation with over 100 operations throughout the world. Our success is underpinned by the 100,000 employees and contractors that work at BHP Billiton.

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  • BHP structural change to cut costs

    8-3-2016The recent BHP Billiton organisational restructure will drive productivity improvements without significant operational job losses, according to new BHP operations president of Australian minerals Mike Henry, although the company won't commit to a deadline for its targeted 290 million tonnes per annum iron ore run rate.

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  • BHP Billiton to cut iron ore jobs

    9-10-2012Top global miner BHP Billiton said it plans to cut an undisclosed number of jobs in iron ore,its biggest and most profitable business,as it tries to cope with weaker demand and prices,higher costs and a strong Australian dollar. Advertising The cuts in the business that made up more than half of BHP

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  • BHP Billiton to cut costs of Australian iron ore

    7-10-2014BHP Billiton has raised the stakes in the ongoing war of attrition in global iron ore with a plan to slash costs and lift production. The world's biggest miner is going head to head with arch rival Rio Tinto for global domination that in recent months has seen prices plummet, threatening to send

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  • Iron Ore Market Report—2016

    In 2015, the iron ore market shrank for the first time since 2009, after an increase in production of just 0.9% in 2014. The global output of iron ore declined 2.5% to 2.015 billion mt in 2015. Output increased in the two most important producing countries—Australia and Brazil—and declined elsewhere.

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  • Iron ore mining in Western Australia

    The big two producers, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton accounted for 90 percent of all iron ore production in the state in 2008-09, with the third-biggest producer being the Fortescue Metals Group. Rio Tinto operates twelve iron ore mines in Western Australia, BHP Billiton seven, Fortescue two, all of those are located in the Pilbara region.

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  • BHP plans to cut more jobs at Australian iron ore unit

    24-6-2014BHP Billiton is planning to cut more jobs at its flagship Australian iron ore division as it seeks to reduce costs, following a slump in iron prices. A BHP spokeswoman said it was not possible to put a number on how many jobs would be targeted, and declined to confirm an Australian

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  • BHP looking to cut more iron ore mining jobs in Australia

    The end of Australia's mining investment boom coupled with weak iron ore prices and cooling demand from China has prompted mining giant BHP Billiton to consider cutting more jobs at its flagship Australian iron ore division to ease mounting fiscal pressure and reduce costs.

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  • bhp aims to slash iron ore costs to become cheapest

    BHP aims to slash iron ore costs to become cheapest supplier. Oct 06, 2014 BHP Billiton aims to cut its iron ore production costs by more than 25 percent and squeeze more tonnes from its mines as it aims to overtake rival Rio Tinto as the world's cheapest

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  • BHP Billiton keeps on trucking in the war on costs

    3-2-2017But for Edgar Basto, the head of BHP Billiton's iconic Western Australian iron ore (WAIO) operations, every minute counts. Previously, when one of the massive trucks at BHP's Whaleback mine came up for its 250-hour maintenance check, it would take 35 minutes for it to drive from the pit of the mine to the workshop.

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  • BHP Billiton to cut iron ore jobs

    8-10-2012MELBOURNE--BHP Billiton Ltd.'s BHP, +2.21% efforts to control costs in the face of weaker demand for key industrial commodities has shifted to cutting jobs at its Australian iron ore operations, the biggest driver of earnings for the world's largest mining company. The Anglo-Australian

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  • BHP Billiton to cut costs of Australian iron ore

    7-10-2014BHP Billiton has raised the stakes in the ongoing war of attrition in global iron ore with a plan to slash costs and lift production. The world's biggest miner is going head to head with arch rival Rio Tinto for global domination that in recent months has seen prices plummet, threatening to send smaller, higher cost suppliers to the

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  • Chinese iron ore mines face 'annihilation' as BHP, Rio

    13-5-2015Iron ore retreated 39 per cent over the past 12 months as Australia's Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton as well as Brazil's Vale SA boosted low-cost production to cut costs and protect market share, spurring a glut as China slowed.

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  • BHP cuts iron ore production outlook after Australian

    5-6-2017BHP also increased its full-year production costs to less than $15 a tonne, from less than $14 a tonne previously, due to lower volumes and increased remediation costs. Since selling its onshore U.S. oil business last year, BHP is focussed on just four commodities - iron ore, copper, coal and offshore oil

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