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BHP Billiton’s copper output rises 2% in 2014

July 23, 2014 - 11:56 GMT Location: Shanghai

BHP Billiton’s copper output rose 2% to 1.7 million tonnes during the financial year 2014.

The increase came as better performance in mill throughput and concentrator utilisation more than made up for grade declines at several mines. Copper output in the second quarter reached 470,000 tonnes, a 2% year-on-year increase, and a 14% quarter-on-quarter increase. The miner...

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