[SYDNEY] Higher commodity prices helped global mining giant BHP report a first-half net profit of US$2.02 billion on Tuesday, but the result was weighed down by a hefty charge from US tax reforms.

THE world's biggest miner BHP said on Tuesday it would leave the World Coal Association and review its membership of the US Chamber of Commerce to show support for action against climate change...

[MELBOURNE] ExxonMobil Corp and BHP Billiton Ltd have agreed to end a nearly 50-year-old gas marketing joint venture in Australia, bowing to pressure from the nation's competition watchdog amid...

[LONDON] The new chairman of BHP , the world's biggest miner, threw his weight behind CEO Andrew Mackenzie and said there was no truth in speculation the chief executive's term in office...

GLOBAL mining heads may have thought that they had seen it all in the last five years, navigating a recovery after a commodities boom turned to bust. As the cycle turns, it brings a new challenge:...

[SYDNEY] BHP reported a return to profit on Tuesday as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year, with the mining giant also flagging the sale of its US shale assets.

HEDGE fund Elliott Management has raised its stake in BHP Billiton to 5 per cent, bolstering its position to agitate for change at the top global miner, but signalled its support for the incoming...

[SYDNEY] BHP said it will spend A$350 million (S$379 million) to boost capacity by about 6 percent at its underperforming Olympic Dam copper smelter, cutting production during the upgrade.

[SYDNEY] Mining companies in Australia, the world's biggest exporter of iron ore and coal, are poised to approve fresh investments in projects, driven by rallying commodity prices and the need...