BHP faces clean-up bill: report

Acid contamination discovery in WA mine, may threaten proposed sale of asset.

BHP Billiton (BHP) is facing a $100 million contamination bill at its old Mount Goldsworthy iron ore project in the Pilbara after acid contamination was discovered at the site, The Australian reports.

According to the newspaper, the discovery could threaten BHP's sale of the site to Nimbus Mines, who are seeking to re-open it as an underground mine.


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