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April 28, 2013
20:02 EDTBHPCapstone Mining to purchase BHP's Pinto Valley copper mine
Capstone Mining announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with BHP Copper, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton, to purchase BHP Billiton's wholly-owned Pinto Valley copper mining operation and the associated San Manuel Arizona Railroad Company, SMARRCO, in Arizona, USA for $650M. The purchase agreement includes typical closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. Closing of the transaction is expected to occur in Q313.
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November 20, 2014
06:01 EDTBHPBHP Chairman Nasser says demerger 'good' for investors, Daily Telegraph reports
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November 18, 2014
13:28 EDTBHPIron ore, steel stocks lower after iron ore prices, China home prices decline
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November 12, 2014
05:59 EDTBHPBHP Billiton says Nickel West to remain in portfolio as non-core asset
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November 6, 2014
06:22 EDTBHPGlobal companies silent on local impact, transparency report shows
Transparency International issued a report saying that global companies are saying too little regarding their businesses abroad. The agency said, "The world’s biggest companies disclose little or no financial details about their operations outside their home country, a new report from Transparency International reveals. Ninety of the 124 companies assessed do not disclose the taxes they pay in foreign countries, while 54 disclose no information on their revenues in other countries. BHP Billiton (BHP), Eni (E), Statoil (STO) and Vodafone (VOD) scored more than six out of ten. The four companies report on a range of corruption prevention measures and disclose details of subsidiaries. However, only three companies, Statoil, Telefónica (TEF) and Vodafone score above 50% for country-by-country reporting, disclosing tax payments in almost all the countries where they operate, though not all financial data. Forty-four of the firms in the report are American, of which Amazon (AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) and Google (GOOG) performed worst. Only two US companies publish tax payments in foreign countries, ConocoPhilips (COP) in Canada, Walmart (WMT) in Chile. Surprisingly, the sector that makes greater transparency possible is one of the least transparent. U.S. tech giants Amazon, Apple (AAPL), Google and IBM (IBM) all score less than three out of ten." Reference Link

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