Formed from a merger between BHP and Billiton, BHP Billiton values the heritage and strong foundations on which the company is built. From two small mining companies founded in the mid-1800s, it is now a world leader in the diversified resources industry.
BHP Billiton is among the world’s largest producers of major commodities, including aluminium, coal, copper, iron ore, manganese, nickel, silver and uranium, and has substantial interests in oil and gas.
The BHP Billiton Charter consists of the values of:
The company is committed to the health and safety of its people, the environment and the communities in which it operates. The long-term nature of its operations allow it to establish long lasting relationships with host communities where it works together to make a positive contribution to the lives of people who live near its operations and to society more generally.