Broken Hill Proprietary Company and Billiton Plc

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In 2001, the merger between Broken Hill Proprietary and Billiton Plc created a global powerhouse in the mining industry. The two companies, which hav...

In 2001, the merger between Broken Hill Proprietary and Billiton Plc created a global powerhouse in the mining industry. The two companies, which have a history spanning over 100 years, came together to form the global mining giant BHP Billiton. Under one name, the company has catapulted itself into one of the top four global mining and metal producers on the planet. The merger brought the company from a market capitalization of $28 billion in 2001 to one of $42 billion in 2003. 

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