BHP Vows to Do `Right Thing' After Spill as Guarantee Sought

  • `At this stage, we are not guarantors to Samarco,' BHP says
  • `We will support Samarco in the recovery process,' miner says

BHP Billiton Ltd. pledged that it would “do the right thing” to support the recovery process after last year’s deadly dam burst at its Brazilian iron ore joint venture, while saying it had yet to agree with the authorities on the precise form of its support.

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