BHP Billiton (BHP) agrees to mediation in an attempt to settle a labor dispute at its...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

BHP Billiton (BHP) agrees to mediation in an attempt to settle a labor dispute at its metallurgical coal operation in eastern Australia that has dragged on more than 18 months. The dispute has sparked months of rolling strikes, hitting production and prompting BHP to declare force majeure.