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  1. October 24, 2013

    BHP Billiton remains bullish on Chinese demand for commodities

    BHP Billiton has forecast growth of up to 75 per cent in demand for some commodities – especially energy – over the next 15...

  2. October 20, 2013

    Industry veteran with sustainability agenda stands for BHP board

    BHP Billiton has to stop investing so much in coal and start addressing the risks that global warming poses to its business,...

  1. May 23, 2013

    Ford exits Australia amid mounting losses

    Ford is to cease production in Australia by 2016 and cut about 1,200 jobs – almost half its local workforce – after...

  2. April 18, 2013

    New BHP head to be paid less than Kloppers

    Andrew Mackenzie, the new chief executive of BHP Billiton, will be paid significantly less than his predecessor Marius...

  3. February 22, 2013

    Miners’ gravy train is grinding to a halt

    Paying tribute this week to his departing chief executive, BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser highlighted the “exceptionally...

  4. February 20, 2013

    Price restraint needed to aid IPO market

    “This thoroughly refurbished property nestles in the heart of private equity, just a short stroll from an initial public...

  5. February 20, 2013

    Choice of oil geologist signals BHP shift

    BHP Billiton’s decision to pick as its new chief executive a geologist with a history in the oil industry highlights not...

  6. February 19, 2013

    BHP names insider to replace Kloppers

    BHP Billiton has named the head of its non-ferrous metals division Andrew Mackenzie as its chief executive, replacing Marius...

  7. November 6, 2012

    BHP begins hunt for new chief

    BHP Billiton has quietly started looking for a successor to Marius Kloppers, chief executive, in what could herald a further...

  8. August 3, 2012

    BHP takes $2.84bn writedown on shale gas

    Marius Kloppers, chief executive of BHP Billiton, will not take a bonus this year, after the world’s biggest resources...

  9. May 31, 2012

    BHP wins approval for $20bn ‘mega-project’

    BHP Billiton has received the final environmental approval for its $20bn iron ore project in Western Australia, as the...

  10. February 16, 2011

    BHP Billiton: drowning in cash

    Marius Kloppers’ message to investors: trust me. The commodities boom has given BHP Billiton, where he is chief executive,...

  11. November 16, 2010

    BHP vows to continue seeking big takeovers

    BHP Billiton said it would not be diverted from a strategy of pursuing large transformational acquisitions in spite of its...

  12. September 17, 2010

    Connecting into Vodafone succession

    John Buchanan, Vodafone deputy chair Vodafone senior director John Buchanan must lead the search for a successor for the...

  13. August 19, 2010

    Fertiliser experts in Nasser garden

    The fertiliser experts at JPMorgan have come to the fore as advisers on the PotashCorp bid by BHP Billiton, whose chairman...

  14. FT Alphaville

    June 15, 2010

    Blue BSkyB thinking (updated)

    The price action in BSkyB on Tuesday morning following confirmation a highly conditional proposal from its biggest...

  15. May 18, 2010

    The falling euro is a luxury Europe can well afford

    The euro is probably still overvalued against the US dollar. For most eurozone exporters the problem is not so much how much...

  16. May 17, 2010

    Nasser warns BHP investors over tax regime

    Jac Nasser has thrust himself into the political debate over Canberra’s plans for a 40 per cent tax on resource company...

  17. March 6, 2010

    Miners lead the advance as Footsie hits 18-month peak

    Miners led the way yesterday as the FTSE 100 reached its highest level in 18 months.The sector was bolstered by news that...

  18. March 5, 2010

    Miners lead the way ahead

    Miners led the way on Friday as the FTSE 100 reached its highest level in 18 months.The sector was bolstered by news that...

  19. February 25, 2010

    Argus nest egg

    BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus has more time to pay attention to his hefty share portfolio after setting a March end date...

  20. February 25, 2010

    Nasser clears way to take over as BHP chairman next month

    Jac Nasser, the former Ford chief executive, will next month succeed Don Argus as chairman of BHP Billiton, the...

  21. February 24, 2010

    Nasser to succeed Argus as chairman of BHP

    Jac Nasser, the former Ford chief executive, will next month succeed Don Argus as chairman of BHP Billiton, the...

  22. February 23, 2010

    Ford grilling suggests a rough ride

    When Toyota takes the stand in hearings in Washington this week, it will join a small group of carmakers that have been...

  23. February 22, 2010

    Toyota should expect a rough ride in Congress

    When Toyota takes the stand in hearings in Washington this week, it will join a small group of carmakers that have been...

  24. February 12, 2010

    Browned off

    Former BP boss Lord Browne, who is currently plugging his autobiography, says that he regrets his soubriquet "the Sun King"....

  25. December 18, 2009

    Renault drives down a new avenue with electric cars

    Once upon a time IBM built computers. These days, the US information technology group is much bigger in services than in...

  26. December 17, 2009

    Renault seeks new route with electric cars

    Once upon a time IBM built computers. These days, the US information technology group is much bigger in services than in...

  27. November 24, 2009

    JC Flowers hires financial heavyweights

    JC Flowers, the US private equity group run by dealmaker Chris Flowers, has strengthened its London team after appointing...

  28. October 30, 2009

    BHP missing man

    BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus marked his last London investor meeting by praising several chief executives who had served...

  29. October 30, 2009

    Nasser on circuit

    Jac Nasser's schedule has been full over the past week, in London for both the BSkyB and BHP Billiton meetings. Mr Nasser...

  30. September 17, 2009

    Back down under

    Yet another top executive gets on the long-haul flight to Australia as Glasgow- based Weir Group chief Mark Selway rejoins...

  31. August 7, 2009

    Man in the News: Jac Nasser

    Jac Nasser was dispatched to the corporate guillotine when the Ford dynasty ended his three-year reign as the US carmaker’s...

  32. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2009

    Nasser to chair BHP

    Jacques Nasser, the former chief executive of Ford, is to become chairman of BHP Billiton, taking over from Don Argus who...

  33. August 5, 2009

    Nasser chosen to head BHP in secret ballot

    Jac Nasser was yesterday named next chairman of miner BHP Billiton, marking the return of the former chief executive of...

  34. August 5, 2009

    Welcome back, Jac

    Jac Nasser, Ford's former chief executive, would say he never went away. Since 2001, when he was abruptly replaced as the...

  35. August 5, 2009

    Nasser chosen to head BHP in secret ballot

    Jac Nasser was yesterday named next chairman of miner BHP Billiton, marking the return of the former chief executive of...

  36. August 5, 2009

    Nasser picked to head BHP in secret ballot

    Jac Nasser, the former chief executive of Ford, is to become chairman of BHP Billiton, taking over from Don Argus, chairman...

  37. August 5, 2009

    Nasser to take reins at BHP

    Jac Nasser, the former chief executive of Ford, is to become chairman of BHP Billiton, taking over from Don Argus who has...

  38. August 5, 2009

    Jac, the faithful son of Oz

    Jac Nasser's move into the BHP chairman's job is proof that there are not even two degrees of separation in corporate...

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