BHP copper production falls 12% in H2 2021, nickel output down 15%

A summary of Australia-based miner BHP’s copper and nickel production results for the six months to 31 December 2021, and its full-year guidance for the 2022 financial year, as released on Wednesday January 19.

In brief BHP’s copper production dropped by 12% to 742,000 tonnes in the second half of 2021, from 841,300 tonnes a year earlier. The decline was attributed to smelter maintenance...


Yingchi Yang

January 19, 2022

11:34 GMT