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, island (1990 pop. 192,972), 1,866 sq mi (4,833 sq km), Indonesia, in the Java Sea midway between Sumatra and Borneo. It has valuable tin mines (government-owned), worked chiefly by Chinese labor. Belitung is also known for its pepper.
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Billiton

an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq. km (1866 sq. miles)
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These conditions, attached in full, include that BHP Limited (now BHP Billiton Limited): remain listed on the ASX; and remain the ultimate holding company for the businesses it owned prior to the merger as long as they remain part of the combined BHP Billiton group.
Moody's also downgraded other ratings of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc and their subsidiaries.
Otto Energy disclosed on Friday that it has just received a US$21.3-million due from BHP Billiton in respect of the recently completed Hawkeye-1 drilling operations.
As a result of the demerger, eligible BHP shareholders received one South32 share for each BHP Billiton share held.
The company's board said it believes that with a more focused portfolio, BHP Billiton will be better placed to achieve further productivity benefits in its core portfolio, while creating a substantial new company, South32.
BHP Billiton will also be required to pay $3 million to Otto Energy, which will then submit to the DOE its work program and budget under the fourth exploration subphase of SC 55.
BHP Billiton Coal President Dean Dalla Valle hailed the mine's development in a recent groundbreaking ceremony alongside government officials in a Queensland hosting "the world's premium quality metallurgical coal;" the BMA is a 50:50 union with Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd.
The central bank said that it has increased its overall holding in BHP Billiton by purchasing a further 1.6 million shares in the Australia-listed arm of the company, while it sold shares in the UK-listed arm.
In October 2011, the Federal and South Australian governments gave BHP Billiton Ltd.
24 May 2012 - BNP Paribas (EPA:BNP), Royal Bank of Scotland (LON:RBS), or RBS, Santander Global Banking & Markets and Lloyds (LON:LLOY) have led BHP Billiton's (ASX:BHP) new EUR2bn (USD2.5bn) bond issue, comprised of two tranches, data provided by Reuters show.
BHP Billiton [ASX: BHP) (LSE: BLT) (NYSE: BHP) ( NYSE: BBL) (JSE: BIL), a global mining, oil and gas company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and with a major management office in London, United Kingdom, has completed its acquisition of the Petrohawk Energy Corporation.
Paradoxically this presents a unique opportunity for BHP Billiton to put an end to their role in the dangerous uranium trade and for Australia to avoid contributing to nuclear risks around the world.