BHP’s dedicated venture capital unit
We seek game-changing technologies and emerging companies to help drive sustainable growth within BHP today and provide us with a portfolio of new growth options for the decades ahead.
Our portfolio is growing…
Here are just some of the investments we have made so far
Combining best-in-class geologists with data science talent and massive datasets to find new orebodies, first.
Unlocking vast stranded copper resources… economic heap leaching of low-grade ores.
Molten Oxide Electrolysis (MOE) technology commercialising a one-step process for CO2-free steelmaking.
Next-generation geothermal technology developing innovative drilling techniques with the potential to provide cheap, baseload power.
Novel closed loop geothermal system capable of clean, green baseload power….anywhere.
Developing an electrochemical process for green steel production at low-temperature and utilising intermittent renewable power.
Sucking carbon out of the atmosphere at a megaton-scale.
Tracing our metals from mine to consumer to market a cleaner and greener product.
Advancing nature-inspired microbial solutions for CO2 utilisation, bioextraction of metals, and treatment of mine waste.
Specialist in gravity and kinetic energy based, long-duration energy storage products.
Innovative water electrolysis technology that enables production of green hydrogen at very large scale.
Electrifying heavy industry with zero-carbon heat and power.
Deliver mining sustainability and efficiency through its real-time, autonomous, non-invasive, and accurate raw material characterization system.
Disruptive extraction technology that sustainably unlocks critical mineral resources globally to support the world’s electrification goals.
Optimizing discovery and enhancing exploration performance through deployment of big data, AI/ML technology, and geoscience expertise.
Combining novel approaches in biology and engineering to create value from mine waste challenges.
Developing technology for more effective and sustainable leaching of low-grade primary sulphides.
The leading provider of sustainable, closed-loop battery material solutions for electric vehicles.