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BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum

BHP caused some surprise when it reported spectacular copper exploration results near its monster Olympic Dam deposit in South Australia’s outback.

BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum BHP shares copper excitement, Rio stays mum

BHP and Rio are both keen on finding more of the red stuff

The surprise was not in the results themselves from the four-hole program at the unnamed discovery, assumed to be the historic Oak Dam West anomaly.

The surprise was that BHP announced t...