New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years
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Sunday 09 June 2013
Watch the videos below to see trailers for the films out this summer.
Friday 07 June 2013
Johnson Matthey shares put on 6 per cent yesterday despite the world's largest maker of catalytic converters posting a 9 per cent fall in profits.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
A shop steward from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was shot dead at one of Lonmin's South African mines yesterday, sparking fears of a renewed cycle of violence in the country's troubled platinum mining belt.
Saturday 01 June 2013
Armando Iannucci and his pals from the BBC's The Thick of It relocate their quick-fire government insult-fest to Washington DC.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Try to avoid thinking about pink elephants and you can be sure of the image that will pop into your mind. The more you seek to escape a train of thought, the more closely you follow it.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Sir John Bond was today ejected as chairman of FTSE 100 mining giant Glencore Xstrata, only minutes before he was due to run its first annual meeting following the $67 billion (£44 billion) merger.
Paramedic Bryce Reed - who helped the victims of the West, Texas, fertiliser blast - pleads not guilty of possessing explosives
Monday 13 May 2013
Last month's blast killed 14 and injured 200
Saturday 11 May 2013
News that the world’s top platinum producer has bowed to union pressure and slashed the number of job cuts it planned has left investors worried about the future of the industry.
British man Geoffrey Portway admits plot to rape, murder and eat children in a dungeon beneath his US home
Tuesday 07 May 2013
40-year-old's basement was equipped with a steel cage, a child-sized home-made coffin, scalpels, butchering kits, freezers and castration tools
Friday 26 April 2013
Peter Hambro's gold miner Petropavlovsk was glistening close to the top of the mid-tier index yesterday when the previously plummeting gold price rallied, reaching its highest in more than a week. The IMF said central banks are buying gold again and its price responded after tumbling the sharpest for 30 years last week.
Thursday 18 April 2013
BHP's incoming chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has begun with a bang, cutting his own expected salary by a quarter and ousting the trio of senior staff who were chief contenders for his new job.
Margaret Thatcher funeral: Welsh miners pay respect despite anger towards the former Tory prime minister
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Traditional Welsh respect for the dead has ensured that few have an appetite for public protest
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Giant commodity trader Glencore is set to get final clearance for its $32 billion (£20.9 billion) takeover of mining group Xstrata some 14 months after it first launched their bid.
Friday 12 April 2013
Friday 05 April 2013
The Italian's appointment has proved hugely controversial
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
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