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Based in London, United Kingdom. Established in 2001. BHP Ltd is a global mining, oil and gas company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It is the among the world's top producers of major commodities like iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. BHP Billiton was created in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) and the Anglo-Dutch Billiton plc. The company changed its name to BHP Ltd in May 2017.


  • Nova South, 160 Victoria Street  

Town, State, Country

  • London, United Kingdom  


  • SW1E 5LB 
  • Chairman Ken MacKenzie
  • Year Established 2001
  • No. of employees 10,000+
  • Ownership HSBC Australia Nominees P/L, 19.92%
  •   JP Morgan Nominees Australia Ltd, 14.15%
  •   National Nominees Ltd, 6.43%
  •   Citicorp Nominees (Pty) Ltd, 5.64%
  •   Elliott Management, 5.00%
  •   Others, 48.58%
  • Export Markets Worldwide

Stock Exchange Listings

  • London Stock Exchange
  • JSE Ltd
  • NYSE Euronext


  • Marius Kloppers, CEO of BHP Billiton since 2007, has recently announced his plans to shelve the massive expansion of the Olympic Dam copper mine in South Australia, a decision influenced by BHP’s long-term commitment to maintaining its A-rated credit status by ‘living within its means’. However, the $4.5 billion expansion of Chile’s Escondida copper mine is going ahead and its copper-molybdenum mine in Arizona will restart by the end of 2012. Is he being too cautions?


    04 Oct 2012, 02:32 PM