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  • Sale of interest in IndoMet Coal

    IndoMet Coal comprises seven Coal Contracts of Work which are located in Central and Eastern Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Haju mine, which is located within the Lahai Coal Contract of Work, has a production capacity of one million tonnes of coal per annum and has been in production since 2015.
  • Samarco (Brazil) Update

    On 2 March 2016, BHP Billiton announced that Samarco Mineração S.A (Samarco), Vale and BHP Billiton Brasil LTDA (BHP Billiton Brasil) had entered into an agreement (Agreement) with the Federal Attorney General of Brazil, the States of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais and certain other public authorities (Brazilian Authorities) for the restoration of the environment and communities affected by the Samarco dam failure.
  • Update Samarco (Brazil)

    On March 2, 2016, BHP Billiton announced that SamarcoMineração SA ( Samarco ), Vale and BHP Billiton Brazil LTDA ( BHP Billiton Brazil ) signed an agreement ( Agreement ) with the Attorney General of Brazil in the Union, with the states of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais and other public authorities ( Brazilian authorities ) for the restoration of the environment and the communities affected by Samarco dam break.
  • Update: Samarco

    BHP Billiton today provided an update on the recovery and response effort following the breach of the Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam at Samarco’s iron ore operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in November 2015.
  • Update: Samarco

    BHP Billiton today provided an update regarding the response work and recovery after the disruption of Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam in iron ore operations Samarco in Minas Gerais, Brazil, occurred in November 2015.