BHP Billiton 2016 

BHP sold its 75 percent share of the IndoMet project to Adaro Energy at a huge financial loss for US$120 million, well below the US$ 335 million Adaro had paid for their 25 percent stake in the project in 2010. Although the project is now fully controlled by Adaro...

BHP Billiton September 2015 

The company announced that it had started mining at the Haju mine, part of the first stage of the IndoMet Coal project, in the forested Central Kalimantan province in Indonesia. This is the first in a series of planned massive coal mines that would destroy primary...

BHP Billiton 2015

The Fundão tailings dam at an iron ore mine at the Samarco Mariana Mining Complex in Minas Gerais,  Brazil, suffered a catastrophic failure, resulting in flooding that devastated the downstream villages of Bento Rodrigues and Paracatu de Baixo (40 km (25 mi) from...

BHP Billiton 2008 

Approval to mine nickel and cobalt (Hallmark Nickel Project) in Davao Oriental, Mindanao, was given by the Philippines government in 2004/05 to a joint venture between BHP Billiton and AMCOR (Asiaticus Management Corp of the Philippines).  Two large protected key...

BHP Billiton 2005

Olympic Dam mine is a large poly-metallic underground mine in South Australia. It is the fourth largest copper deposit and the largest known single deposit of uranium in the world. It is mired in controversy. Conservationists want BHP to stop using evaporation ponds...