Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining?

IF BHP Billiton does sell its troubled US gas assets because of pressure from fund managers Dryblower wonders what might be the next demand from activists, and whether we’re watching a break-up trend that could spread to other resource conglomerates?

Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining? Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining? Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining? Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining? Dryblower and the really big question; is small better than big in mining?

That, of course, is a very big question that incorporates a number of assumptions, such as whether there is a break-up tide rising and whether the sum-of-the-parts in companies such as Rio Tinto,