AT A GLANCE: Anglo American copper output down by 6%, nickel up by 2% in Q3

A summary of metals production results for the third quarter of 2021 from Anglo American, taken from its quarterly production report published on Thursday October 21.

In brief

Copper production decreased by 6% due to planned maintenance at Collahuasi, while total year-to-date production across all copper operations increased marginally by 1% despite ongoing water availability constraints caused by droughts in Chile. Iron ore production increased by 15%, driven primarily by a 22% uplift from Minas-Rio, reflecting the planned maintenance period in the third quarter of 2020 for routine internal scanning of the pipeline. Kumba production also performed strongly, increasing by 11% due to...


Yiwen Ju

October 21, 2021

10:00 GMT