Copper bests nickel for BHP in EV revolution

BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie didn’t mince his words when he was asked after last week’s annual meeting if Nickel West was back in the fold given the investment underway in the business unit to plug it in to the lithium-ion battery revolution, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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“We have to have to invest enough to make sure it’s an attractive business . . . but no more than that. Ultimately there has to be another owner for the Nickel West business and it wouldn’t be us.