Codelco see copper production fall in September

Escondida’s desalination plant. (Image courtesy of BHP.)

Chile’s Codelco, the world’s largest copper miner, saw output in September fall off by 16% year-on-year to 133,800 tonnes, Chilean state copper commission Cochilco said on Wednesday.

BHP’s Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine, saw production drop 12.2% year-on-year to 82,600 tonnes in the same month.

(By Fabian Cambero)

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