Tag: profit

Leadership & Communication

BHP profits benefit from efficiency and productivity gains

BHP Billiton has helped to drastically increase profit margins through targeted efficiency improvements and productivity gains. The miner released its latest half-year financial results in February, which showed an 82.9 per cent rise in profits for the six months to December 2013, when compared with the same period the previous year. This was despite revenues…

3 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Fortescue triples half-year profits

Fortescue Metals has announced record half-year profit results, claiming cost-cutting measures and expansion plans have helped boost performance. The group saw its earnings after expenses more than triple, climbing from US$478 million (AUD$532 million) in the six months to December 2012 to US$1.7 billion at the end of 2013. Year on year, the company also…

26 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights