New members: BHP and Haigh’s Chocolate

We would like to give a warm welcome to two very well-known companies in the state who play leading roles in their respective industries. BHP comes on as a Gold Member while Haigh’s Chocolate joins as a Silver Member.

BHP is a world-leading resources company. They extract and process minerals, oil and gas, with more than 60,000 employees and contractors, primarily in Australia and the Americas. BHP has an important footprint in South Australia with Olympic Dam mine and is one of the largest employers in the state.

Haigh’s Chocolate first opened its doors on King William Street in 1915. Today the company is oldest family-owned chocolate maker in Australia and is run by fourth generation Haighs, Alister and Simon. They employ over 550 people across Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.