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  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:42 AM

    Supporting biodiversity through innovation

    BHP undertakes long-term biodiversity assessments prior to new operations. One of the inputs into the regulatory approvals to develop the South Flank Mine at Western Australia Iron Ore was a comprehensive Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) that considered our Pilbara footprint for the next 50 to 100 years.

  • Case Study
    29 August 2018, 08:20 AM

    Martulu-Palyalu Project

    Martu country is an area spanning 13.6 million hectares in the Western Desert in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Martu culture is one of the world’s oldest

  • Case Study
    29 August 2018, 08:15 AM

    Managing excess water in the Pilbara

    BHP has extensive iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The region is underpinned by aquifers of groundwater that support local ecosystems and have important spiritual and cultural significance for Indigenous communities.

  • Case Study
    29 August 2018, 08:00 AM

    Closure and water management at Beenup

    In Western Australia, the closure and rehabilitation of the former Beenup Titanium Minerals Project has focused on protecting the water quality of downstream river systems.

  • Community
    16 August 2017

    Chasing ghosts: Management of ghost bats in the Pilbara

    Roosts for the ghost bat, Australia’s largest carnivorous bat, were recorded in an area proposed for future mining disturbance in the Pilbara.

  • 21 September 2016

    Reef Resilience Framework

    The Great Barrier Reef Foundation is convening experts in reef science and management to develop a globally applicable Reef Resilience Framework.

  • 01 February 2016

    Green technology solution for oily waste

    Western Australia Iron Ore’s Green Technology for Oily Waste project addressed the environmental impact of soil contaminated by hydrocarbons.

  • 01 February 2016

    Big data for biodiversity

    The Big Data for Biodiversity project provided a landscape-scale, cumulative impact assessment of BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s ‘Life of Asset’ plan.

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