BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)

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48.05 -0.50 / -1.03%
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47.38 -0.67 / -1.39%
 
Volume: 181.00
SECTOR
Non-Energy Minerals
INDUSTRY
Other Metals/Minerals
MARKET CAP
$77.9B

Company Description

BHP Billiton Ltd. is engages in the exploration, development, production and processing of minerals, gas and oil. The company's commodities include iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and non-conventional oil and gas, copper, energy coal, aluminium, manganese, uranium, nickel and silver. It operates through five segments: Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore, Coal and Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel. The Petroleum and Potash segment includes exploration, development and production of oil and gas potash development. The Copper segment includes mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment includes mining of iron ore. The Coal segment includes mining of metallurgical coal and thermal energy coal. The Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel segment includes mining of bauxite, refining of bauxite into alumina and smelting of alumina into aluminium metal, and also mining of manganese ore and production of manganese metal, alloys and nickel products. The company's history roots back to the incorporation of BHP on August 13, 1885. BHP Billiton was founded on June 29, 2001 and it is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

Contact Information

BHP Billiton Ltd.
BHP Billiton Centre
Melbourne Victoria (vic) 3000
P:(139) 609-3333
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Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional2.70%
Mutual fund holders0.93%
Individual stakeholders--

Top Executives

Andrew MackenzieChief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Peter BeavenChief Financial Officer
Dean Dalla VallePresident-Marketing & Technology
Tim CuttPresident-Petroleum & Potash
Tony CudmorePresident-Corporate Affairs

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