Anglo American Plc, which is reviewing assets globally as it tries to return to profit, may offer its Brazilian nickel unit to the nation’s largest miner Vale SA as metal prices increase, Deutsche Bank AG said.
BHP Billiton Ltd. , the largest mine operator, may sell as much as $33 billion of coal and aluminum assets in South Africa, the U.S. and Canada, if a bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. succeeds, Deutsche Bank AG said.
BHP Billiton Ltd. is among the most likely contenders to supply gas for the expansion of Woodside Petroleum’s Pluto liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, the Australian Financial Review said, citing Deutsche Bank AG analyst Paul Young. BHP and Woodside could reach an agreement in this half to allow gas for the project to come from the Scarborough field jointly held by BHP and Exxon Mobil Corp., according to the report.
Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second- biggest mining company, may take a $5 billion one-time charge at its full-year results to further write down the value of its aluminum assets, Deutsche Bank AG said.
BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, may attract investment of $2 billion from fertilizer makers as well as sovereign wealth funds in its Canadian potash project, according to Deutsche Bank AG.