AT A GLANCE: First Quantum's Q3 output up, shipments delayed

A summary of global copper producer First Quantum Minerals' production report for the three and nine months that ended on September 30, 2021.

In brief

Total copper production for the third quarter of 2021 was 209,859 tonnes, up from 199,689 tonnes in the second quarter. This was due to record production at Cobre Panama and continued strong performance at Sentinel. Kansanshi production remained steady during the quarter. Copper sales for the period were 194,278 tonnes down from 197,533 tonnes in the same quarter of 2020 due to “a challenging shipping environment.” During the third quarter, anode shipments in Zambia were impacted by shipping container shortage and port congestions at the Durban, Walvis Bay...

Published

Yasemin Esmen

October 27, 2021

11:25 GMT

New York