Freeport Indonesia targets 6.7% copper concentrate output growth in 2022

Trainee at PT Freeport Indonesia on an Immersive Technologies IM360 simulator with LHD R1600G Conversion Kit®

Tony Wenas, the president director of Freeport Indonesia, a unit of US mining giant Freeport McMoRan, told a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday:

  • Freeport Indonesia aims for copper concentrate output of 3.02 million tonnes in 2022 vs 2.83 million tonnes in 2021
  • Copper metal output in 2022 targeted at 1.6 million lbs, a 20.1% increase compared to 1.34 million lbs a year earlier
  • Gold metal output in 2022 targeted at 1.59 million oz vs 1.37 million oz
  • Ore output targeted to increase 22.75% this year at 64.88 million tonnes ore VS 52.86 million tonnes in 2021

(By Bernadette Christina; Editing by Martin Petty)

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