Vale's Q1 copper output declines on lower volumes from Sudbury

Vale’s copper production fell in the first quarter of 2017, which the diversified miner attributed mostly to lower volumes from its Sudbury’s mines in Canada.

Total copper output in the first three months of the year of 107,400 tonnes was down 2.3% year-on-year and 11% quarter-on-quarter. The figure excludes the attributable production from Vale’s African operation, Lubambe. "The decrease was mainly...

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Danielle Assalve

April 20, 2017

14:58 GMT

São Paulo