|Bid||62.67 x 800|
|Ask||62.69 x 900|
|Day's Range||62.48 - 63.43|
|52 Week Range||46.92 - 71.06|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.74|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.75|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||6.50 (13.03%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sept 01, 2022|
|1y Target Est||69.33|
Mining is facing a major shortage of the digital skills it needs, and must step up or lose out to the "cool kids" of Google and Amazon, a BHP Group executive said on Thursday. Miners are increasingly reliant on computing heft to manage tasks such as automated truck fleets, and using artificial intelligence to delve into reams of data and discover the next big deposit, said Chief Technology Officer Laura Tyler. "We need more technologists, more data scientists and more mathematicians," she told a Melbourne Mining Club lunch, according to a prepared speech.
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Its economic activity has this year been dampened by targeted lockdowns in response to COVID-19 outbreaks. Henry, head of the world's largest listed mining company, told the conference he expects to see an "increasing domestic drive towards economic growth in China". Henry said he expects China's steel sector to grow in 2023 as the economy starts responding to government stimulus efforts and its steel output, which dropped 3.4% in the first seven months of 2022, slowly recovers.