Iron – The Australian Financial Review reports that a secret agreement between BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP, ASX:BHP, LSE:BLT) and the Port Hedland Port Authority could play a key role in which companies are allocated port capacity in the future.
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Nickel – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) nickel production will be lower this quarter because a magnitude 3.7 earthquake has forced it to halt operations at its Western Australia-based Perseverance mine.
Coal – Reuters reported that Colombia's Cerrejon, a joint venture between Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL), BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) and Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN), may have problems meeting its 2013 production target of 34 million tonnes of coal as a result of a strike earlier this year and attacks on its railway.
Coal – The Guardian reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has opted out of a $5-billion plan to build a second terminal at the Abbot Point port, located near the Queensland, Australia town of Bowen. The move was reportedly prompted by the release of a report that states an expansion would be "misguided and could result in job losses."
Nickel – The Motley Fool reported that speculation is rife that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) plans to sell its largest nickel assets in a bid to reduce costs and focus on its core operations.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) Colombia-based Cerrejon coal mine will come close to a previously announced production target despite a month-long strike.
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Coal – BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) announced the opening of its Daunia mine, its ninth operating metallurgical coal mine in Central Queensland. Mitsubishi Corp. (TSE:8058) is BHP's operating partner.
Coal – The Telegraph reported that although BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie describes coal as one of the pillars the company will build its future on, he thinks BHP is "probably finished for a time investing in coal."
Potash – Mining giant BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) is looking for partners after making the decision to spend another $2.6 billion on its Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan.