Antofagasta aims to increase copper output after banking bumper profits in 2017

Antofagasta intends to increase copper production this year after its profits rose by 59.1% in 2017 on higher prices for the red metal, the company announced on Tuesday March 13.

Copper production is expected to increase by 3% in 2018 to around 705,000-740,000 tonnes, with higher ore grades expected. Copper sales reached 709,000 tonnes last year, according...

Published

Archie Hunter

March 13, 2018

09:15 GMT

London