Taking the lead

“Our first-ever export was to China. It was 123 years ago and we shipped 52 tonnes of lead from Port Pirie”

BHP Chairman Jac Nasser sits before the company's Australian annual general meeting in Sydney

BHP Billiton’s chairman Jac Nasser tells shareholders that next month will be historic for the mining giant as it ships its billionth tonne of iron ore to China.

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