BHP Billiton (BHP) shuts its uranium division, responsible for its Australian Olympic Dam copper...

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

BHP Billiton (BHP) shuts its uranium division, responsible for its Australian Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine, in a reflection of dimmed prospects for the nuclear fuel. BHP is now looking at less capital-intensive options for the mine, focusing on copper.