Chile's copper mine output edges lower in 2017 on Escondida strike

Chile’s copper mine production fell 0.9% in 2017, mostly affected by strike action at BHP-operated Escondida mine.

The country’s total output came to 5.5 million tonnes, against 5.55 million in 2016, according to figures from the Chilean copper commission, Cochilco. Concentrates accounted for 3.92 million tonnes of copper produced last year, from 3.89 million tonnes in...

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Danielle Assalve

February 09, 2018

13:24 GMT

São Paulo