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BHP to defend Samarco Group Claim

Released 07:00 08-May-2019

RNS Number : 3009Y
BHP Group PLC
08 May 2019
 

 

 

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

Release Time

IMMEDIATE

Date

8 May 2019

Release Number

10/19

 

 

 

BHP to defend Samarco legal claim

 

BHP notes the media reports today concerning the group claim in the United Kingdom in relation to the Samarco dam failure on 5 November 2015.

 

BHP confirms that BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc have been served with legal proceedings filed in the Business and Property Courts of Liverpool, England.

 

BHP intends to defend the claim.

 

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BHP to defend Samarco Group Claim - RNS