BHP Billiton approves Klipsruit project.

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BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company currently embroiled in a bid to gain control of rival RioTinto Zinc, has announced its board's approval of the $450m Klipsruit project, a key asset in the company's energy coal operations in South Africa. The Klipsruit opencast mine, with a current capacity of 4.8 million tons per annum (m/tpa) will be expanded to produce 8m/tpa.

The expansion will include developing a 16m/tpa coal processing plant in a joint venture with...

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