AT A GLANCE: Glencore’s nickel production drops 11% in Q1; cobalt output up

A summary of Glencore’s production results for the first quarter of 2021, as released on Thursday April 29.

In brief Copper production was up by 3% year on year in the first quarter of 2021 because of productivity improvements and mine plan sequencing at Glencore’s South American operations including Collahuasi, Antamina and Antapaccay. Lower grades at Kazzinc’s Maleevsky mine and mine sequencing at Kidd resulted in 4% year-on-year decrease in zinc production in the first three months of the year. Nickel production fell by 11%...


Yingchi Yang

April 29, 2021

10:54 GMT