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BHP Billiton has called a halt to one of its so-called "mega-projects", going back to the drawing board on its $20bn Olympic Dam copper-uranium development in South Australia as falling commodities prices weighed on the miner's full-year results.

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CNNMoney: BHP Billiton to cut 6,000 jobsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 06:24:00

BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, said Wednesday it will cut about 6,000 jobs due to the deteriorating outlook in the global nickel market.

Mining giant BHP Billiton cuts 6,000 jobsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 03:33:00

BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, said Wednesday it will cut about 6,000 jobs due to the deteriorating outlook in the global nickel market.

Marius Kloppers, BHP Billitonupdated: Sun Jun 01 2008 23:50:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens sits down with Marius Kloppers, CEO of BHP Billiton, in this edition of ''The Boardroom.''

Mining with a mission: Marius Kloppersupdated: Sun Jun 01 2008 23:50:00

Marius Kloppers is a man on a mission. Last October, at the age of 45, he became CEO of one of the world's biggest companies, mining giant BHP Billiton. Less than two months later, he launched what would be one of the biggest corporate takeovers in history -- an estimated 150 billion dollar megabid for rival Rio Tinto. The Boardroom's Andrew Stevens met the soft-spoken South African at BHP's global headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.

Marius Kloppers profileupdated: Fri May 30 2008 02:14:00

Marius Kloppers was born in South Africa on August 26, 1962.

Rio Tinto rejects BHP's bidupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 22:37:00

Rio Tinto board rejects takeover bid from rival BHP Billiton. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.

CNNMoney: BHP Billiton to explore bid for Alcanupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 07:41:00

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's largest mining group, is considering a bid to rival a $28.7 billion offer for aluminum producer Alcan Inc., and has hired investment bank Merrill Lynch & Co., sources familiar with the matter said.

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