[LONDON]  It's the mining world's biggest dilemma: everyone's hunting for copper deals, but even the richest producers just can't pull the trigger...

[LONDON] BP Plc has emerged as the front-runner to buy BHP Billiton's onshore oil and gas operations in the US, according to a person familiar with the matter...

[SYDNEY] BHP Billiton Ltd has severed ties with the World Coal Association (WCA) over a clash of views on how to combat climate change, with the mining giant saying it'll reap little benefit...