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BHP Billiton details spinoff plans
BHP Billiton (Melbourne) today gave more information relating to the spinoff of some of its assets into a new metals and mining company dubbed NewCo. BHP, as previously announced, plans to demerge its aluminum, coal, manganese, nickel and silver mines...

BHP Billiton confirms demerger plans
BHP Billiton (Melbourne) has confirmed that, as part of a plan to simplify its portfolio, it is favoring demerging noncore assets to concentrate on the iron ore, copper, coal, and petroleum assets, as well as potash, which the company is currently developing...

MEO Australia to sell stake in methanol and LNG projects
MEO Australia (Melbourne) announced today that it has put up for sale a stake in its previously reported Tassie Shoal methanol and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects after receiving expressions of interest from a number of parties in the assets. “The...

Clariant builds masterbatches plant in Australia
Clariant is building a new masterbatches plant in greater Sydney area, the company announced today. The new plant will mainly serve the Australian market with a full range of color and additive masterbatches, technically innovative solutions, and services to...

Orica to spin off or sell chemicals business
Orica (Melbourne) says that its board of directors intends to pursue the separation of the company’s chemicals business, either by demerger or sale. The decision follows a strategic review of the chemicals business. Orica says it has received a number...

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