AT A GLANCE: Antofagasta copper production drops 5% in Q1 as lower grades hit Pelambres output

A summary of Antofagasta’s production results for the first quarter of 2021, as stated in its quarterly production report published on Wednesday April 21.

In brief Overall copper production fell in the first quarter of 2021, with the decline mainly driven by lower grades at the company's Los Pelambres mine. Los Pelambres produced 84,000 tonnes of copper in the first quarter, a drop of 9% year on year. Copper grades at Los Pelambres were at 0.67% copper...


Archie Hunter

April 21, 2021

09:53 GMT