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BHP Billiton

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Public Company
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Summary Information:
BHP Billiton is the world's largest diversified resources company. It was formed as a result of a merger between the Australian company BHP and the British company Billiton in June 2001. The company employs approximately 35,000 people in the context of 100 mining and exploration operations throughout 20 countries. These operations deal with a wide range of resources including aluminium, energy coal and metallurgical coal, copper, ferro-alloys, iron ore and titanium minerals, oil, gas, liquefied natural gas, nickel, diamonds and silver.

While BHP Billiton Ltd (formerly BHP Ltd) and BHP Billiton Plc (formerly Billiton Plc) continue to exist as two separate companies, they nevertheless operate on a combined basis as BHP Billiton. The headquarters of the BHP Billiton Group is in Melbourne, Victoria.

Related Entries

  • BHP Billiton - Government of the Northwest Territories Socio-Economic Agreement - Signatory
  • BHP Billiton Ekati Mine Project Environmental Agreement 1997 - Signatory
  • BHP Billiton Ekati Mine Project Impact and Benefits Agreements 1996 - 1998 - Signatory
  • Eastern Gas Pipeline Agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Minerals Council of Australia and the Commonwealth Government
  • Newman/Parnpajinya, Jigalong, Parnngurr, Irrungadji, Punmu and Kunawarritji 'Martumili Artists' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025 - Respondent
  • Martu Elders Patrol Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises (GEBIE) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  • Wiluna Regional Partnership Agreement (RPA) - Partner
  • Graham on behalf of the Ngadju People v State of Western Australia [2014] FCA 1247 - Respondent
  • Starkey v State of South Australia [2014] FCA 924
  • Organisation
  • Pilbara Energy Pty Ltd
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore - Owner
  • BHP Minerals Pty Ltd - Owner
  • BHP Petroleum - Owner
  • BHP Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency
  • BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc
  • BHP Gold Ltd
  • Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd
  • Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd - Subsidiary
  • Event
  • BHP Billiton Ekati Mine Project Environmental Impact Statement 1995

  • References

    Case Law
    (2006) Bennell v State of Western Australia [2006] FCA 1243
    Kevin O'Reilly (1998) The BHP Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency as a Management Tool


    Public Company

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