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BHP production down in Q3

Drops in coal and copper production have hit BHP Billiton’s (AU:BHP) September quarter results. This will be disappointing during the coal price surge, especially in light of the company's need to recover shareholder confidence a year on from the Samarco disaster.

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Andrew Mackenzie says the market is 'rebalancing'.

Copper was down 6% to 355,000 tonnes compared to the same period last year because of lower grades at Escondida (Chile) and the massive South Australian power outage, which effected Olympic Dam.

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