BHP Billiton (BHP) gets another four years to decide whether it will proceed with the expansion...

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

BHP Billiton (BHP) gets another four years to decide whether it will proceed with the expansion of its Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine after the government of South Australia state extended until Oct. 2016 an agreement with BHP covering expansion work. BHP had postponed a decision in the face of weaker commodity prices and higher capital costs. BHP -1.3% premarket.