Anglo American expects 2-3mln-tonne hit to Kumba iron ore ops this year

Anglo American is expecting a production impact of 2-3 million tonnes at its Kumba iron ore operations in 2020, following a decision to operate with around half of its workforce during a 21-day lockdown in South Africa that started this week.

The miner said on Friday March 27 that it had consulted with the government authorities and industry bodies in South Africa to determine and agree on the appropriate measures to be taken across its operational and other business activities during the lockdown.

The South African government on Monday...


Deepali Sharma

March 27, 2020

10:00 GMT