- AFP•5 days ago
Workers at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, ended a lengthy strike Thursday that had caused turbulence on global markets. With no breakthrough in sight in the testy negotiations, the miners' union decided to invoke an article of Chilean labor law that allows them to keep their old contract for another 18 months, union lawyer Marco Lopez told AFP. "We know it's not good for anybody, and would be a complicated situation," the mine's president, Marcelo Castillo, said just before workers made the announcement.
- ABN Newswire•14 days ago
Santiago, Chile, Mar 14, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - The CRU World Copper Conference is the leading conference for the copper supply chain exploring the economic drivers, and commercial and governmental strategies ...
- AFP•last month
Two of the world's top mining firms returned to profit with a bang on recovering iron ore and coal prices, higher output, cost cutting and asset sales, results showed Tuesday. BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, posted net profit of US$3.2 billion (3.0 billion euros) for the second half of 2016, a sharp contrast with the post-tax loss of $5.7 billion posted in the same period in 2015. At the same time, Anglo American said its full-year net profit came in at $1.6 billion in 2016 compared with a loss after tax of $5.62 billion during 2015.
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|Day's range||23.59 - 23.97|
|52-week range||15.85 - 27.95|
|PE ratio (TTM)||51.43|
|Dividend & yield||0.30 (1.64%)|
|1y target est||N/A|