BHP Billiton Doubles Capex for 2017, Wary of Protectionist Talk

BHP Billiton Doubles Capex for 2017, Wary of Protectionist Talk

BHP Billiton Doubles Capex for 2017, Wary of Protectionist Talk

SUGAR LAND--February 22, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Despite concerns over politically driven economic uncertainty, BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BHP) (Melbourne, Australia), the world's largest mining company by market value, benefited from rising commodity prices and strong results from its copper operations as 2016 came to a close. But executives warned that much of this progress could be undone by rising protectionist attitudes in Western countries. Industrial Info is tracking $14.67 billion in active projects involving BHP.

Within this article: Details on BHP's outlook and some of its highest-valued projects, including those in Chile, Saskatchewan and the Gulf of Mexico that were cited as particularly productive.

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