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Is BHP affected by Covid?

Is BHP affected by Covid?

Like most global businesses, BHP is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID – 19). As always, the safety of our people comes before anything else. We have regional teams of specialists monitoring the situation around the clock to ensure the wellbeing of our employees and the safe continuity of our operations.

What Does BHP stand for?

Broken Hill Propriety Company Ltd
— BHP stands for Broken Hill Propriety Company Ltd, the name the company was incorporated under in 1885. It was named after the Broken Hill silver, lead, and zinc mines it developed in New South Wales, Australia. — In 1860, Billiton shareholders approved the company’s formation at a meeting in the Netherlands.

How many employees does BHP have?

In 2021, BHP employed 34,478 people, and had a further 41,912 contractors worldwide as of the fiscal year ended June 30. BHP is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London and Melbourne. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector.

When did BHP Billiton become an independent company?

On 19 August 2014, BHP Billiton announced it would create an independent global metals and mining company based on a selection of its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel, and silver assets.

What kind of risk does BHP Billiton take?

Another long tail risk that is taken seriously and modelled by BHP is the possibility of a meltdown in the global bond market. This risk has become a common topic of conversation among fixed-interest managers, mainly because of the prospect of higher interest rates being imposed by central banks.

Where does BHP Billiton have mines in the world?

BHP has mining operations in Australia, North America, and South America, and petroleum operations in the U.S., Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, the UK, and Algeria.

When did BHP Billiton want to buy Rio Tinto?

On 8 November 2007, BHP Billiton announced it was seeking to purchase rival mining group Rio Tinto Group in an all-share deal. The initial offer of 3.4 shares of BHP Billiton stock for each share of Rio Tinto was rejected by the board of Rio Tinto for “significantly undervaluing” the company.