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Industrial Info Resources

February 22, 2017 07:06 ET

BHP Billiton Doubles Capex for 2017, Wary of Protectionist Talk, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 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.

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