The world's biggest miner reported a near eight-fold rise in underlying first-half net profit to $3.24 billion from $412 million a year earlier.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie takes a look at the future of the company and the commodities market, in light of its recent earnings report.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie talks about how the business may perform under a Trump administration, with comment on climate change and the energy sector.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie explains why the company changed its interim dividend while commenting on a strike by Escondida copper mine in Chile.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie talks about the distinct change seen in the commodities sector, and how the miner has transformed over the past year.
Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, takes a look at BHP Billiton’s latest earnings while commenting on the overall commodities market.
Daniel Hynes at ANZ explains how steel capacity reduction in China is impacting iron ore prices.
Jane Shoemake, investment director at Henderson Global Investors, weighs in on her latest report on dividend trends.
Supply concerns and market expectations of growing demand from China are pushing Doctor Copper back on the market.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports from Ohio about the Trump administration's pledges to the coal mining industry.
All work has stopped at Freeport-McMoRan's giant copper mine in Indonesia and its workers are planning a demonstration.
The Stream Protection Rule would have cost an average 260 jobs a year and created 250 positions annually, a government report said.
Charles Bradford, president of Bradford Research, talks about the reductions in copper supply on the back of strikes at the Escondida mine in Chile.
A resurgence in interest for nuclear energy and a sharp reduction in supply is putting a glow on the uranium market as prices surge.
A strike that has shut down operations at a northern Chilean copper mine Escondida.
Gavin Wendt of Minelife says iron ore prices have been surprisingly resilient.
Workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, walked off the job on Thursday.
BHP Billiton on Thursday approved its $2.2 billion share of investment for the second phase of the Mad Dog oilfield in the Gulf of Mexico, as expected.
Gains in copper prices are expected to pick up pace as China demand exacerbates supply shortages at large mines, Goldman Sachs said.
Paul Bartholomew of S&P Global Platts says the rally in commodity prices helped to drive the strong showing from Rio Tinto.