BHP wins approval for £6bn deal

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ref="http://www.cityam.com/company/bhp-billiton">BHP Billiton yesterday cleared the last external hurdle for a planned $10bn (£6.46bn) expansion of its Port Hedland harbour in Western Australia that would help the world’s biggest miner double output of iron ore. The expansion is one of the top three projects BHP has outlined in an $80bn capital spending plan.