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Rail operations are getting an overhaul as BHP Billiton Iron Ore drives to gain more productivity out of its assets, but the company says increased speed, and autonomous operations are still a way off.
Premier Colin Barnett is bringing WA into disrepute over his criticism of BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, the opposition says.
British oil giant BP and European energy conglomerate GDF-Suez have announced a new oil discovery in the North Sea.
In the largest donation in Telethon history, BHP Billiton has committed $20 million over the next five years to the Telethon Kids Institute to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Western Australia.

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