Glencore cuts Mutanda copper mining output by 100,000 tpy

Glencore will cut copper production at its Mutanda mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo by 100,000 tonnes, the company said on Wednesday February 20.

Cobalt hydroxide production at the mine, which totaled 27,300 tonnes last year, will not be affected.

"In [the fourth quarter] 2018, a significant downward revision in the amount and timing of copper oxide reserves at our Mutanda copper operations in the DRC (metals and minerals segment) was highlighted," the company said in its...


Archie Hunter

February 20, 2019

11:15 GMT