Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company Pty Ltd (TEMCO) (Australia) The company’s 60 per cent owned and operated TEMCO operation, located in Tasmania, is a medium-sized producer of high-carbon ferromanganese, silicomanganese and sinter using ore shipped from GEMCO, primarily using hydroelectric power. Nickel West (Australia) The company’s wholly owned Nickel West Asset in Western Australia consists of an integrated system of mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. Cerro Matoso (Colombia) The company’s 99.98 per cent owned Cerro Matoso Asset in Colombia combines a lateritic nickel ore deposit with a ferronickel smelter. The smelter produces high-purity, low-carbon ferronickel granules. Strategy The company’s strategy is to own and operate large, long-life, low-cost, expandable, upstream assets diversified by commodity, geography and market. In line with the company’s strategy, it pursues growth opportunities consistent with its core skills of evaluating, developing, and extracting resources in its businesses; distributing and selling its products; and defining and governing functional standards, which are implemented group-wide through its group functions. History BHP Billiton Limited was founded in 1885. The company was incorporated in 1885.
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