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BHP Billiton – Olympic Dam Update

December 06, 2012: BHP Billiton today announced plans to transfer responsibility for its Olympic Dam operation to the Base Metals Customer Sector Group. The announcement follows decisions in August this year to investigate an alternative, less capital-intensive design of the Olympic Dam open-pit expansion and to sell the Yeelirrie uranium asset in Western Australia to Cameco …

BHP Billiton exists from EKATI Diamond Mine – sells diamond business

BHP Billiton has signed definitive agreements to sell its diamonds business, comprising its interests in the EKATI Diamond Mine and Diamonds Marketing operations, to Harry Winston Diamond Mines Ltd. (Harry Winston) for an aggregate cash consideration of US$500 million. The transactions are subject to regulatory approval and other customary conditions. Completion is expected in the …

BHP Billiton Prices A$1.0 Billion Note Issue

October 09, 2012 BHP Billiton has today priced a five year A$1.0 billion note issue under its Australian Medium Term Note Program. The Australian dollar notes will pay interest at 3.75 per cent and mature in October 2017. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.