Boliden Q3 revenues up despite cut in production, low metal prices

Boliden’s revenue and net profit increased year-on-year in the third quarter of 2015, as a stronger performance by its smelters outweighed mined production, which was hit by falling metal prices.

The Swedish miner reported an increase of 5.1% in year-on-year revenues for the third quarter, to SEK 9,764 million ($1.1 billion) as a result of production increases at both the Rönnskär copper smelter and the Kokkola zinc smelter, Boliden said in its third-quarter report on Friday 23 October.

“The increase was primarily due...


James Heywood

October 26, 2015

15:50 GMT